Category Archives for Internet Safety

Europol Launches Taskforce To Trap Top Cyber-Criminals

The Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), a security body aimed at fighting online criminals, has been launched by cybercrime heads from police organizations from around the world. The aim of this taskforce is to fight some of the smartest online criminals that have become quite a menace in this day and age and still elude […]

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New Zealand’s Internet Crashes

A New Zealand Internet provider has been the victim of major nationwide Internet failure caused by a number of users clicking fake links to view nude photos. The links promised to provide access to nude photos of celebrities released to the Internet recently in a scandalous photo hacking incident. Unfortunately, clicking on the said link […]

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Is Comcast Wi-Fi Serving Self-Promotional Ads?

Comcast has started to serve Comcast advertisements to devices that are connected to one of its Wi-Fi hotspots. According to a spokesman from the company, they have adopted this approach to alert customers on pertinent information such as to tell them they are connected to Comcast Xfinity service or to remind web surfers to download […]

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Poll Reveals Young People Would Be Happier With Less Social Media Use

Although social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are the main hangout for young people these days, a recent research shows that it makes many of them feel, jealous, inadequate and ugly. The poll came from the disabled charity known as “Scope” and was done on about 1500 social media users. According to the findings, […]

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Russian Crime Ring Grabs Internet Credentials

A Russian crime ring has stolen more than a billion Internet credentials that include 500 million email addresses and 1.2 billion passwords. The data breach has been discovered by Hold Security a research firm that specializes in such matters with a strong track record of discovering data breaches. The stolen data is said to have […]

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