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It’s Social Media Day! Here are 10 Tips for Safe Social Networking

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 June 30, 2016

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Social Media day was launched by the popular website Mashable back in 2010 on June 30th. For obvious reasons, this day recognizes the impact social media has had and is having on global communication and the Internet community as a whole. And we thought what could be better to celebrate...

Facebook Video Scam Alert! “Nobody can watch this video for more than 15 seconds”

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 April 29, 2016

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Although pretty old, this Facebook video scam has again started gaining momentum on Facebook. This post explains what is this all about. A couple of days back, I saw a post on my Facebook timeline which looked like this: The post reads “You cannot watch this video for more than 15...

Google and Facebook dominate this week’s security news

 May 16, 2014

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Another interesting week in the IT security industry as the behemoths of the industry garner the spotlight in the news stories again. Ever improving security measures are vital for the industry and it is this constant battle against bugs and security threats that this week’s news stories are all about,...

A Quick Roundup of IT Security News and Updates for the Week

 January 4, 2014

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Let’s have a quick roundup of some of the interesting news that popped up in the world of IT Security this week.   #1. 4.6 million Snapchat usernames and phone numbers spilled online by hackers. More of this news here. #2. Notorious hacking group, Syrian Electronic Army has its first...

Bytes of Latest IT Security News and Updates for this Week

 October 11, 2013

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WhatsApp Site taken down by Hackers WhatsApp has again made the headlines, thanks to a hacking group called KDMS Team. Netizens who visited the Web site of the most popular instant messaging service, reported defacement of the site. The company issued a statement admitting that their Web site was hijacked...