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It is time to change your Facebook password

Published on 22nd March 2019

Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text, making them available for years to anyone who had access to the files. Between 200 million and 600 million Facebook users are understood to have been affected

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Published on 12th February 2018

Internet privacy and data protection are increasingly important issues for anyone who uses the internet. Massive data breaches in recent years have opened the eyes of both the public and government bodies about how much damage can be caused by poor data protection procedures. The EU has taken a proactive response to this situation by adopting the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

How important is it to have secure passwords

Published on 28th July 2017

Earlier this year, Keeper Security wrote an article about the most common passwords used in 2016. The list showed that many people are using very weak passwords that would easily be cracked by any mildly competent hacker in seconds or minutes.

Changes to browser HTTPS warnings in Firefox and Chrome

Published on 19th July 2017

Browsers are now adding a 'not secure' (in Chrome) or a broken padlock (in Firefox) warning if the website includes a login or a payment form that is not secure.

Five Reasons Hackers are Targeting SMEs

Published on 5th June 2017

Source: Infosecurity Magazine

Small and medium size businesses are the primary target for hackers, mainly because smaller businesses do not always have the same resources to implement a good security policy.

WordPress XML-RPC brute force attacks

Published on 5th December 2015

Brute force attacks are very common against web sites and WordPress has been a favourite target for many years. Unfortunately, this has now been getting worse due to a 'feature' in WordPress that has the unwelcome result of making brute force attacks much easier and more efficient.

 

 

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