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Beware of Fake Apple URL Today you can be phished after clicking on a link in your email and finding yourself at the website https://?????.com. Your browser will show the green padlock icon, which confirms a secure connection and even spell “Secure” next to it, for added reassurance – but it’s still a fake site 20% of UK Firms Were Hacked in 2016 According to a report by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), hackers attacked 20% of British businesses last year, many of which didn’t have even the most basic security measures. Less than 1/4 of firms confirmed they had security in place to prevent hacking. It was also revealed that larger companies with more than 100 employees were more British Payday Loan Firm Hacked, 250,000 Customers Affected Customers of the UK payday loan firm Wonga were warned that their personal details might have been stolen. The company explained that it was investigating illegal access to the personal data of its customers in the United Kingdom and Poland. According to the current information, 270,000 new and former customers, Password Manager Fixes Major Flaw LastPass has recommended its users to avoid using its plugins while it is trying to fix a major vulnerability that could allow hackers to steal passwords or run a code No More Privacy Protections for American Consumers’ Web Browsing History US politicians voted to kill privacy rules designed to prevent ISPs from selling their subscribers’ web browsing and app usage histories to advertisers. Spam Email Operator Leaked Its Database A faulty backup forced one of the largest spam operations ever to expose its database of 1.37bn email addresses and personal information such as real names, IP addresses and physical addresses. However, How to Stop Government Agencies from Tracking Your Torrenting The proposed “three strikes” anti-piracy code for Australian internet service providers (ISPs) can be activated soon. Under the Copyright Notice Scheme code (PDF), residential Internet users that are found pirating content will be subject to a series of "escalating" warning notices from rights holders, sent via ISPs. The notices will warn users that they are infringing copyright, and that they will face legal action if they get three strikes recorded against their IP address -- that is, if they receive an Education, Warning and Final notice -- within a 12 month period. If a user gets three warning letters, or "strikes", in a 12-month period, ISPs will help copyright owners identify them for potential legal action after a hearing in a prescribed court. Up to 200,000 notices can be processed and sent each year. An industry code can be actiated in the middle of 2017 WhatsApp Introduced 2-Step Verification WhatsApp has implemented a new two-step verification process in order to boost security for users. The feature is optional and is meant to considerably increase the hurdles for a third-party when breaking into your account How To Download Torrents Anonymously? Proxy, Tor or VPN? Added: Saturday, February 4th, 2017
Category: About Torrents > Staying Safe And Secure
Tags: ET, p2p, Torrent, Piracy, Peer To Peer, Network, Hackers, Internet, BitTorrent, Google, utorrent, bitcomet, extratorrent, www.extratorrent.cc, 2015
BitTorrent and anonymity are not the same. If you really want to keep your activity private, your best way involves routing your BitTorrent connection through an external services – anonymous proxy, Tor or VPN. Android VPN Apps Lack Security Security researchers have warned over the lack of security in many VPN apps offered by Google Play – more than a third of the tested apps had built-in malware, and 2/3 featured at least one third-party tracking library.
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