Stay safe online - 2018-12-14

"Location off" does not stop Google from tracking its users

Google knows your location even if you choose "Location history off" option. More
General News   August 15, 2018  

IRS warns about a new scam type involving erroneous tax refunds

IRS warns about new Tax Refund Scam techniques. Tax Season 2018 begun at the end of January 2018.More
General News   February 20, 2018  

Equifax data breach exposed more info than initially reported

Hackers have stolen more information during Equifax data breach than initially expected. More
General News   February 14, 2018  

Last minute chance – free Windows 10 upgrade available until December 31

December 31, 2017 – the last day for free Windows 10 upgrade. More
General News   November 06, 2017  

Lenovo pays $3.5 million fine for pre-installing Superfish adware

The Conflict Reaches its Climax. If you have purchased a Lenovo computer between the second half of 2014 and 2015, you are likely to have become one of the discontent users who found an unpleasant surprise on their devices – Superfish adware. More
General News   September 07, 2017  

Fappening continues: Sarah Hyland and Kylie Jenner were victimized

The latest victims of the Fappening saga. The rich, the famous, and the attractive -- these are the main targets of the Fappening leaks which have already exposed thousands of private images belonging to a few dozens of global celebrities. More
General News   July 25, 2017  

Web hosting company paid $1 million after ransomware attack

Negotiation with cyber criminals helped to decrease the size of the ransom. More
General News   June 20, 2017  

20 Apple employees were selling users' data on the black market

Chinese authorities have issued a public announcement which revealed that a total of 22 people had been arrested for the alleged trading of users’ personal data on the black market .More
General News   June 09, 2017  

The end of AES_NI ransomware? The hacker publishes decryption keys

While most of the cases, virus researchers are the ones who release long-awaited ransomware decryption keys, in the case of AES-NI ransomware, things are vice versa.More
General News   May 26, 2017  

Hackers leaked "Pirates Of The Caribbean 5" on Torrent sites

Online piracy became an issue in the digital world as soon as first file-sharing programs became available on World Wide Web.More
General News   May 17, 2017  

Opera presents quick access to FB Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram

The new image of Opera 45 browser intrigues not only its long-time users but may attract new ones.More
General News   May 10, 2017  

Hackers leaked the 5th season of “Orange is the new black”

If you have been anxiously waiting for the 5th season of the TV series "Orange is the new black", rejoice: the new season has been leaked by a hacker and posted on the Pirate Bay last weekend.More
General News   May 02, 2017  

Android OS is now the most popular operating system

When asked what is the most popular OS, you would probably answer –"Windows." According to the latest StatCounter report, Windows OS will bathe in glory no more.More
General News   April 04, 2017  

Windows Vista reaches its “End of Life” on April

It’s official. Microsoft ends support for the most hated and criticized operating system.More
General News   March 27, 2017  

Apple reassures that vulnerabilities disclosed in “Dark Matter” leak are obsolete

"Dark Matter" is not the title of a science-fiction show or a chapter from an astronomy book.More
General News   March 24, 2017  
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