Is the message real or fake? Take our Phishing Derby quiz to find out how much you know about phishing. Phishing comes in a number of forms and remains one of the most pervasive online scams, as both consumers and businesses face an incessant stream of unsolicited emails, texts and even phone calls where bad actors impersonate a trusted … More Would you take the bait? Take our phishing quiz to find out!
It won’t be music to your ears – researchers spot an unsecured database replete with records used for an account hijacking spree. Researchers have found an unsecured internet-facing database containing over 380 million individual records, including login credentials that were leveraged for breaking into 300,000 to 350,000 Spotify accounts. The exposed records included a variety … More Up to 350,000 Spotify accounts hacked in credential stuffing attacks
Password recycling or using easy-to-guess passwords are just two common mistakes you may be making when protecting your digital accounts. Typing in a password to access one of the tens or hundreds of services that we use has become such an everyday part of our lives that we rarely give it a second thought. Quite … More 5 common password mistakes you should avoid
Streaming media feature among services that take the spotlight in a report on credential-stuffing attacks in 2018. Hackers made 30 billion attempts last year that involved testing out purloined or leaked login details en masse in a bid to invade other people’s online accounts, reads a report by content delivery network provider Akamai. In automated attacks called … More Credential-stuffing attacks behind 30 billion login attempts in 2018
Following the revelation that a list containing millions of stolen usernames and passwords had appeared online, we tell you a few different ways to find out if your credentials were stolen in that—or any other—security breach. In mid-January, researcher Troy Hunt revealed that a list was floating around in the storage space of the MEGA … More How to spot if your password was stolen in a security breach