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Linkedin Passwords Leaked

Posted by Adm Categories: Feed, LinkedIn

FIRST THINGS FIRST THIS MORNING, if you use the business networking site linkedin, before you read any further – log in and change your password now. Last night it was reported that an “encrypted” copy (actually a hashed version) of  [ Read More ]

Greystone Telecom, adopted child of TalkTalk and provider of telecommunications to the business community, is unwittingly sharing customer and contract details with the world: but TalkTalk doesn’t care. The details include customer and contract prices, copies of sales orders and  [ Read More ]

TicketWeb Customer Database Hacked

Posted by Adm Categories: Feed, Hacks

Customers of UK ticketing agency TicketWeb, a subsidiary of TicketMaster, received phishing emails from the company over the weekend after its direct email marketing system was hacked. Users received an email that told them their current version of Adobe Acrobat  [ Read More ]

Police in the German state of Lower-Saxony will soon use their networks of Facebook “friends” to find missing persons and hunt out suspected criminals, according to the state’s interior minister. The decision to use social media in manhunts follows the  [ Read More ]

Safer Internet Day – 7th February 2012

Posted by Adm Categories: EU, Feed

On Safer Internet Day, more than 100 events in 30 European countries will encourage children, their families and teachers, to discover the digital world together. This is the ninth annual Safer Internet Day, celebrated in more than 70 countries worldwide  [ Read More ]

Saudi Group Hack 400,000 Israelis

Posted by Adm Categories: Feed, Hacks

A Saudi Arabian hacking group claims it has leaked information on up to 400,000 Israelis, including names, addresses and credit card details. The data dump follows a reported attack on Israeli websites and has already led to fraudulent use of  [ Read More ]

Victims of iPhone theft have discovered that remotely wiping the nicked kit won’t stop iMessage content being delivered to the thief, who can continue to respond under the owner’s name. The flaw was spotted by one David Hovis, whose wife  [ Read More ]

Siri – the Apple iPhones’ voice controlled personal assistant poses a vast security threat to your data, if left in its default mode – even when your iPhone is locked. The default setting for Siri allows it to accept and  [ Read More ]

Microsoft have denied a claim that Xbox Live has been hacked. The Sun newspaper in the UK reported that hackers “hacked into thousands of Xbox Live accounts to steal millions of pounds”  this morning; but Microsoft have denied that the  [ Read More ]

Mobile workers are giving up almost an hour every working day in sleep and exercise time, thanks to being able to work on the mobile devices which almost half of them had to pay for. The figures come from iPass,  [ Read More ]

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