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Nuevo ciberataque a través del chatbot de Messenger de Meta

Los ciberdelincuentes nunca descansan en busca de  perpetrar nuevas y más sofisticadas estafas a través de los servicios que ofrecen las redes sociales. Esta vez sus técnicas de ingeniería social se han concentrado en torno al Messenger chatbot de Facebook para hacerse pasar por el equipo de soporte de la empresa y robar las credenciales de usuarios y página
Publish At:2022-09-26 06:28 | Read:57 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Social Media cibercrimen Facebook Meta

New competition launched to improve personal data security

The issue of how sensitive personal data is processed is becoming a serious political concern. So much so that an international Summit for Democracy has been used to raise the profile of the matter. During the summit, various world leaders and government agencies discussed the delicate balance between using personal data for good – and its potential misuse.
Publish At:2022-09-21 06:29 | Read:43128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy Technology Privacy security technology

How to spot a deepfake video?

Deepfake videos have been racking millions of views on social media platforms such as TikTok and Facebook. A TikTok account with fake Tom Cruise videos has nearly 4 million followers on TikTok. While some of those videos are generally created for fun, untrained eyes can sometimes miss the point and accept the video content as genuine. Fake videos with other
Publish At:2022-09-20 22:33 | Read:22585 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Technology AI deepfakes security

Hackers Hit UK Water Supplier

The cybersecurity preparedness of utility companies has come under scrutiny again after a British water provider was successfully hacked. According to a recent announcement by South Staffordshire Water, a ransomware group successfully broke into their corporate systems causing some operational disruption. Is everything as it seems? Despite confirmation from
Publish At:2022-09-12 10:37 | Read:56955 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Security Ransomware security UK hack

Foreign hackers are targeting American schools of all sizes

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in California, the 2nd largest school district in the USA, was attacked by hackers during the Labor Day weekend. The attack caused a ‘significant infrastructure disruption.’ Cybercriminals managed to infect and lock up computer networks part of the school district and demanded ransom. No classes were canceled,
Publish At:2022-09-08 06:27 | Read:71034 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Security hacking attacks schools USA hack

Australian Police Develop a New AI Tool to Combat Child Abuse

According to some reports, there was a ‘tsunami’ of child exploitation image sharing during the pandemic and associated lockdowns. UK authorities have received a 1500% increase in reports of online child sexual abuse material, while Australia had a 129% spike. Although an increase in reports is helpful, police are struggling to deal with the associated inves
Publish At:2022-09-05 10:37 | Read:52806 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Technology AI Cybercrime technology

Is TikTok putting an end to Facebook’s dominance?

TikTok has established itself as one of the top performing social media platforms for U.S. teens. The Chinese-owned short-form user video platform has constantly grown since it entered the U.S. market in 2016. Pew Research recently released a survey that shows TikTok is currently the top social media platform for teens. Approximately 2/3 of the surveyees ans
Publish At:2022-08-24 10:25 | Read:50098 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Social Media Facebook Meta socia TikTok

No, facial recognition AI can’t read your mood

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems continue to develop at an extraordinary pace. So when engineers recently claimed they had developed an AI system capable of reading your mood from a photograph, most people accepted the story as proof of yet another advance in capabilities. When a user uploads a photo of their face, the AI app analyzes it and then announc
Publish At:2022-08-22 11:03 | Read:39959 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology AI security technology

Hacker stole the records of 5.4 million Twitter users

A hacker attack hit Twitter after an unknown individual managed to steal the records (emails and phone numbers) of approximately 5.4 million Twitter users. The issue with Twitter’s cyber security was reported via a bug bounty portal in January 2022, but Twitter failed to address it promptly. No passwords were included in the breach, but the hacker has
Publish At:2022-08-18 07:53 | Read:45331 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Social Media data breach hack Twitter

Is My VPN Working? How To Test for VPN Leaks

When a VPN (Virtual Private Network) works properly, it prevents your online activity from being tracked. To do this, it connects your devices to remote servers and encrypts your data streams, preventing your Internet Service Provider (ISP) from reading your online activity. However, VPNs don’t always work perfectly, and a failed VPN can open the door to a n
Publish At:2022-08-17 16:01 | Read:42753 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy Security cybersecurity VPN

UK Adults Are Sourcing Their News From TikTok

A new survey conducted by OFCOM, the UK’s communications regulator has found that an increasing number of British adults are using TikTok as their primary source for news. They also found that Instagram and YouTube are popular social-media driven sources for news. Currently just seven per cent of adults are relying on TikTok, but the platform is currently th
Publish At:2022-08-16 08:17 | Read:45099 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Social Media TikTok

Ransomware, stolen credentials and human error top Verizon’s 2022 data breach report

Verizon is one of the biggest telecom companies in North America and is currently ranked among the top 25 of Fortune 500’s current ranking. The data breach investigation report released earlier this month provides insights from the analysis of over 23,000 incidents and 5,200 confirmed breaches worldwide. Verizon believes such reports educate businesses
Publish At:2022-08-10 07:41 | Read:65899 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security security ransomware

FBI warns about fraudulent cryptoinvestment applications

FBI Says Hackers Stole $42.7 Million From Crypto Investors and Financial Institutions The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned about rising crypto scams. Over the last couple of years, approximately 244 victims have lost nearly $43 million after being tricked into installing fake crypto apps. Criminals have been contacting financial institutions and
Publish At:2022-08-08 07:41 | Read:63637 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Cybercrime Hackers Malware FBI

Are you overheating? Your phone might be too…

Europe has been gripped by a major heatwave this summer with higher-than-normal temperatures being recorded in some places like Britain. And although the heat is extremely uncomfortable for us – and potentially disastrous for our smartphones. Take notice of the warnings Warning messages on your smartphone usually mean there is a problem. So when it says “To
Publish At:2022-08-08 07:41 | Read:34905 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology Tips technology tips

UK cinema chains trial digital ID age verification

Young cinema-goers will soon be able to prove their age using a smartphone app instead of their passport For teenage moviegoers in the UK, a visit to the cinema has often been problematic. Age restrictions on certain movies means that young people have had to show official identification before they are able to buy a ticket. Unfortunately, this means being a
Publish At:2022-08-02 07:40 | Read:103439 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News

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