UK Aims to Regulate Content on Social Media Sites

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Social media allows people to share their whole lives and undoubtedly affects users in a personal way. But not everything that is shared on social media offers a positive outlook. The UK’s government has announced its plans to regulate the amount of violent material that is shown on social media sites. Their new regulations would target Facebook, Google, and Twitter. … Read More

Singapore and Russia Create Strict Laws About “Fake News”

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With rumors of “fake news” spreading like wildfire on the internet, two countries have taken drastic measures to ensure that their residents are not exposed to the “falsehoods.” The governments of Russia and Singapore have created regulations regarding online content and use of private networks, limiting what can be said and viewed online. New Bill Aims to Limit Fake News … Read More

How You’ll Know If Your TurboTax Account Was Hacked

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What Happened With TurboTax “Data Breach” In the midst of tax season, you can imagine the worry that would happen when users are notified that TurboTax by Intuit was hacked. Was TurboTax hacked? Sort of, kind of, but not really. Instead of a data breach, it was a credential stuffing attack. This might be due to the billions of leaked … Read More

How to Check if Your Dubsmash Account Is Compromised

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What Happened with the Dubsmash Databreach Dubsmash is a video messaging app for iOS and Android that is headquartered in New York. The company reported Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, that 162 million accounts of users around the world were breached in Dec. 2018. Information in the data breach contains personally identifiable information like the location of users, usernames, passwords, phone … Read More

17 Months Later, The Equifax Breach Still Baffles Security Experts

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The Mystery of Equifax Data Breach Continues The 2017 Equifax breach continues to stump security professionals. It’s been nearly two years since the consumer reporting credit agency company was breached, but the information from the breach has still not shown up anywhere. Unlike other data breaches, hackers will sell the databases of information on the dark web. This information is … Read More