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ESET urges parents to consider security protection for their children
While many parents worry about their child’s online activity, many are not taking precautionary measures, according to new insights from ESET.
Hackers access NordVPN server, users unaffected
While being connected to the server, the hacker could only see what an ordinary ISP would see, but it could not have been personalised or linked to a particular user.
Instagram to roll out better third party access controls
Instagram has created a way for users to manage all third party services connected to their account
Social games company Zynga reveals data breach
Zynga has disclosed a data breach that may have compromised millions of account login details for its popular Words With Friends and Draw Something games.
Zero-day Internet Explorer vulnerability exploited in the wild
Microsoft released an out-of-band patch for the vulnerability discovered by Google researchers due to the report that it has been exploited in the wild.
ESET: Ignoring human element in cyber safety a mistake
"We believe that when employees are aware of their potential blindspots, they are naturally more invested and better prepared to be wary of things that may not seem quite right."
Slack tackles balance between productivity and security
The new features include more options to protect data without interrupting employees’ requirements to get work done.
UPDATED: Orvibo & Arlo smart home products patched to prevent attacks
The security of smart home devices is once again under the spotlight this week, as two different device manufacturers come under fire for major vulnerabilities.
Researchers create AI-enabled computer keyboard malware
Researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have created a proof-of-concept attack that can mimic the way people write via their computer keyboards.
Scams rampant on dating websites and apps
Romance scams are popular because they prey on vulnerable people looking for love, and the victims want to believe what they are reading and seeing, which causes them to forget basic protection from scams."