SIM swap scam: What it is and how to protect yourself

Here’s what to know about attacks where a fraudster has your number, literally and otherwise. SIM swap scams have been a growing problem, with fraudsters targeting people from various walks of life, including tech leaders, and causing untold damage to many victims. Here’s why you should be on the lookout for attacks where someone can upend your … More SIM swap scam: What it is and how to protect yourself

Bumble bugs could have exposed personal data of all users

The information at risk of theft due to API flaws included people’s pictures, locations, dating preferences and Facebook data. Security vulnerabilities in Bumble, one of today’s most popular dating apps, could have exposed the personal information of its entire, almost 100 million-strong user-base. The bugs – which affected Bumble’s application programming interface (API) and stemmed … More Bumble bugs could have exposed personal data of all users

Anti-Bullying Week: United Against Bullying Online

Established by the Anti-Bullying Alliance in 2004, Anti-Bullying Week is an annual event that raises awareness of bullying of children and young people. Anti-Bullying Week takes place November 16 to 20, and this year’s theme is United Against Bullying. Over the years, bullying has evolved and adapted to the changing world – and, unfortunately, technology … More Anti-Bullying Week: United Against Bullying Online