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Popular dating app leak puts millions of women at risk

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During our research into dating apps, we’ve discovered that it is possible to track OkCupid users and find their exact location.
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Network Rail data leak highlights free wifi risk

A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability that left the personal data of 10,000 UK rail passengers exposed. C3UK provides...
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How teenagers can slip into a life of cybercrime

Former US congressman Beto O'Rourke is perhaps inadvertently the archetypal image of hackers in the public consciousness. As a teenager,...
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Secure voting isn’t so secure, because of human voters

Democracy has taken something of a battering in recent years, with Freedom House bemoaning the retreat of democracy around the...
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We found PayPal vulnerabilities – but PayPal called them trivial

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In the news, it seems that PayPal gives a lot of money to ethical hackers that find bugs in their...
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Why technical debt is bad for business

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In an ideal world, developers would design apps, software, and new systems from the ground up on the foundations of...
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The rise in state-sponsored hacking in 2020

While the popular perception of hackers are lone wolves operating in isolation, it’s increasingly common for cyberattacks to have a...
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3 myths around cybersecurity that prevent organizations from being safe

The 9th annual cost of cybercrime study by consultancy firm Accenture highlighted the tremendous impact of poor cybersecurity practices on...
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Why IT systems are most at risk after the holidays

The first week after the holidays was awash with ‘back to work’ memes as people voiced their struggle at venturing...
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How to avoid being held hostage by ransomware

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On New Year's Eve, most of us were preparing to celebrate the beginning of not only 2020 but a new...
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Driverless tech should care about cybersecurity. Here’s why

The claims around the transformative nature of driverless technology to our environment, our productivity, our mobility and even our overall...
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Why the cybersec lone wolf myth needs changing

For generations, computing experts have had a reputation as being somewhat socially awkward, which tends to result in them preferring...
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How to identify and avoid fake websites

You've just got an email from your bank informing about a massive breach and a need to change your password....
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Is the Facebook birthday fundraiser safe?

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If you’re a regular on Facebook and you never miss your friends’ birthdays, you’ve probably encountered one of its major...
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Cybersecurity tips that every teenager’s parent should know

The best way to keep your teenager out of trouble on the web is education. You should be the one...
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Why you shouldn’t risk your business by ignoring cybersecurity

For some companies like Facebook, the private data they collect represents most of their assets. For others, it’s customer data...
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The 5 worst ransomware attacks to date

In the Wild West, moving valuables from town to town was a dangerous business. At any moment, stagecoaches could be...
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Australia‘s cybersecurity landscape

Just like most countries around the world, Australia’s cybersecurity landscape has been influenced by recent advancements in technology. To no...
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Cybersecurity and France in 2019

As in most developed nations across the globe, cybersecurity has come into the spotlight in France in the last few...
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Cybersecurity in Spain

As one of the largest and wealthiest countries in Europe, Spain has made deliberate efforts to lead the charge and...
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