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The UK Is Taking Online Security More Seriously

Online consumers and social media users in the UK are finally realizing that they are at risk of identity theft and cyber attacks. According to ESET, this realization has prompted many of them to...

Online e-commerce security

After Hack, Yahoo! Offers Online Security Tips

By now, most everyone has heard about the 500 million stolen accounts from Yahoo!’s network in late 2014. If you had an account with them, your name, email address, telephone number, birth date, passwords...

Yahoo hacked in 2014

Yahoo Finally Confesses: 500 Million Users Were Hacked

Experts say it could the biggest hack ever in terms of scale. In comparison, a LinkedIn hack in 2012 affected 117 million accounts, and it was announced earlier this year that 360 million MySpace...

Acer Data Breach Affects 34,500 Online Shoppers

Computer maker Acer recently reported that the sensitive data of more than 34,000 of its online customers had been compromised in a data breach, according to media reports. The data breach lasted almost a...

Fear of Cyberattacks Second Only to ISIS Fear: Pew Survey

A new survey by the Pew Research Center reveals that Americans’ fear of cyberattacks is second only to their fear of ISIS. In the survey, poll respondents reported that their number one fear was an...

Details of LinkedIn, Tumblr, MySpace Data Breaches Revelead

Details of LinkedIn, Tumblr, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft Data Breaches Revealed

Everyday the news is exploding with reports of the latest data breaches and cyberattacks, which come so quickly and frequently that some cybercrime doesn’t get as much notice as it should (much to the...

272 Million Email Accounts Have Been Hacked!

272 Million Email Accounts Have Been Hacked!

It is one of the biggest stashes of stolen credentials uncovered since the U.S. bank and retailer cyber attacks from two years ago where 1.2 billion unique credentials were compromised. This time, 272 million...

Software Flaws Exploited by Hackers More Than Double: New Report

Findings detailed in a new report show that the software flaws used in hacking more than doubled last year, setting a new record. According to a recent article from Reuters, this is yet “another...

Your Epic Guide to Everything Website Security for Your Ecommerce Site

Your Epic Guide to Website Security

13 of Our Most Epic Posts on Website Security, Data Breaches, Cyber Attacks and How Not to Be a Hacking Victim (Scroll down for all stories below, or just click on the links.) How...

14 Unexpected Things You Didn't Know Could Be Hacked

14 Unexpected Things You Didn’t Know Could Be Hacked

It’s common knowledge that your computer can be hacked, but are you aware of the bevy of devices, items and industries that are also at risk of attack? In this new world of the Internet...