threats

Business Threats Online [Video]

Business Threats Online – Assess Your Risk Smaller businesses have become bigger targets for cybercriminals because the bad guys know that they have fewer defense resources than large enterprises. If cybercriminals can breach a small business and steal credentials (banking accounts, email access, etc.) they can use that information to steal money directly, create attacks […]

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internet

Chilrens’s Internet Risk vs Benefits

Parents of young children believe ‘risks of the internet outweigh the benefits’ The majority of parents of young children (under eight) surveyed in a Webwise parenting report in relation to internet use do not believe the benefits of the internet for their children outweigh the risks. While almost three quarters of parents of children under […]

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data Breach

Data Breach Hack [Video]

Data breach Posted by: Margaret Rouse Personal Health Information, Personally Identifiable Information, Trade Secrets, Intellectual Property A data breach is an incident in which sensitive, protected or confidential data has potentially been viewed, stolen or used by an individual unauthorized to do so. Data breaches may involve personal health information (PHI), personally identifiable information (PII), […]

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data

Data Protection Privacy [Video]

What is Data Protection? Individuals, as citizens and consumers need to have the means to exercise their right to privacy and protect themselves and their information from abuse. This is particularly the case when it comes to our personal information. Data protection is about safeguarding our fundamental right to privacy, which is enshrined in international and regional […]

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piracy

Internet Piracy [Video]

34 Startling Internet Piracy Statistics Have you ever noticed how easy it is to commit piracy on the Internet today? From bootleg movies to P2P file sharing sites, sometimes piracy happens without intention. On the other hand, there are a lot of pirated files that are viewed and shared on a daily basis on purpose. […]

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scams

Work At Home Scams [Video]

FBI Work at Home Scams Job One: Do Not Take the Bait Everyone’s seen them—seductive work-at-home opportunities hyped in flyers tacked to telephone poles, in newspaper classifieds, in your e-mail, and all over the web, promising you hundreds or thousands of dollars a week for typing, stuffing envelopes, processing medical billing, etc. And it’s just […]

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Suicide

Teen Self-Harm Suicide [Video]

Teen Self-Harm Suicide Charity blames social media for children self-harming ‘It is vital we confront the fact that an increasing number are struggling to deal with the pressures and demands of modern-day life’ Jane Kirby Social media is helping fuel a nation of “deeply unhappy” children, a charity has warned, as it published new figures […]

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Social Engineering

Social Engineering [Video]

Social Engineering Attacking the Weakest Link in the Security Chain By Solange Deschatres It’s happened to major corporations, and even the U.S. Department of Defense–falling victim to data breaches that resulted from attackers exploiting employees or company vendors. Unfortunately, along with exposing millions of identities these attacks also reveal what is often the weakest link […]

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Darknet

DarkNet Tor [Video]

Darknet threats The increasing use of technology and the Internet in all aspects of daily life puts everyday citizens at risk of becoming targets of cybercriminals. As society comes to rely more and more on the Internet, the dangers posed by different types of cybercrime have become very real threats. These threats come in a […]

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shopping

Shopping Online Scams [Video]

Online shopping scams Online shopping scams involve scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers, either with a fake website or a fake ad on a genuine retailer site. How this scam works While many online sellers are legitimate, unfortunately scammers can use the anonymous nature of the internet to rip off unsuspecting shoppers. Fake retailer […]

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