Paypal Shares Your Data with over 600 Companies – Including Spoken Content

PayPal has revealed that it shares users’ data with more than 600 external companies.

The payments service has published the third parties it shares data with as part of a transparency drive in a move the company described as “very unusual” but an “important principle”.

Examples on the list reveal the scale upon which companies are granted […]

Flaw in LinkedIn Autofill Plugin Allows Third Party Sites to Steal Your Data

Not just Facebook, a new vulnerability discovered in Linkedin’s popular AutoFill functionality found leaking its users’ sensitive information to third party websites without the user even knowing about it.

LinkedIn provides an AutoFill plugin for a long time that other websites can use to let LinkedIn users quickly fill in profile data, including their full name, […]

Protect your personal data on facebook

Is leaving Facebook the only way to protect your personal data?
Following the recent allegations that research firm Cambridge Analytica misused the data of 50 million Facebook users, the debate about how information on the social network is shared and with whom has been reopened.

Find out;

What you can do to protect your information on facebook
What data […]

9 Signs your email might be a phishing scam

Most people are aware that they need to protect themselves and their personal information online but would you know the clear signs of a phishing scam when it lands in your inbox?

Phishing emails have been deemed the number one threat to UK businesses, so we’ve listed below the top 9 signs that the email you’ve received […]

Facebook has been collecting your call history and SMS data

The recent news that Facebook has been collecting call records and SMS data from Android devices for years has left a number of Facebook users spooked by the recent Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal, prompting individuals to download all the data that Facebook stores on their account. The results have been alarming for some.

Ars Technica reports […]

Britain on High Alert – Blackout threat from Russian cyber-attack

Blackout threat to Britain from Russian cyber-attack

Spy chiefs have warned the bosses of Britain’s key power companies to boost their security amid fears of a Russian cyber-attack that could put the lights out.

The National Grid was put on alert last week by officials from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) — a branch of the […]

How to Stay Safe & Avoid Viruses on Your Mobile Phone

How to Stay Safe & Avoid Viruses on Your Mobile Phone
Smartphones are gradually overtaking PCs and laptops as our primary computing platforms. With their speedy quad-core processors, advanced display technologies and powerful operating system software, the smartphone has now become a device through which we conduct day-to-day commerce, online banking and healthcare. Our smartphones are […]

How To Recognise Viruses & Malicious Apps On Your Smartphone

How To Recognise Viruses & Malicious Apps On Your Smartphone
Do you think you might have a virus or malicious app on your smartphone? This guide shows you how to recognise a smartphone virus. We’ll also discuss the ways to clean up your smartphone.
The Problem of Smartphone Viruses & Malware
Virus Symbol.jpgWe’ve all heard about PCs and […]

Pornhub Advertising Hacked Infecting Millions of Users with Malware

Pornhub advertising hijacked infecting millions of users with Malware claims cyber security experts.

Proofpoint claims to have uncovered in recent research a large scale attack known as malvertising, which presents fake adverts that encourage web browser updates to visitors of the site. How to recognise Viruses & Malicious Apps On Your Smartphone 

The cybersecurity firm said the attack […]

Cyber criminals are stealing reward points and airmiles to book luxury holidays

British couples are finding holidays and hotel rooms booked under alias names as Russian cyber criminals use their reward points and airmiles to enjoy luxury holidays at budget prices.

Research undertaken by security firm Flashpoint has uncovered a thriving online marketplace where illicit bookings are made at the expense of genuine customer in the UK and elsewhere.

The […]