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Fake followers? Why this company might be selling your stolen online profile

Having a large following on Twitter can mean big business. And as anyone who is active on social media probably knows, it’s all-too-easy to buy fake followers in an effort to appear more influential. What you might not realize, however, is that these fake followers are often impersonating real people with stolen personal information—even, potentially, […]

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6 Public Wifi Security Tips

6 public Wi-Fi security tips

Ideally, unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspots should just be avoided. However, their convenience and freeness make it somewhat difficult to resist connecting to them, especially in situations when you don’t have easy access to a secure network. If you find yourself needing to connect to an open Wi-Fi network, you need to ensure that your information […]

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Why Cybersecurity Is A Problem For The Healthcare Industry

4 reasons why cybersecurity is a problem for the healthcare industry

The healthcare industry treats millions upon millions of patients each year. This huge number of cases means equally massive amounts of patient information to deal with. Couple that with poor online infrastructure, and the consequence is an enormous cybersecurity problem that the healthcare industry is unable to handle. The cybersecurity of the healthcare industry is […]

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Ways To Protect Your Busiess From Cyberattacks

4 Ways To Protect Your Business From Cyberattacks

For 2018, cybersecurity professionals predict that cybercriminals will be shifting their targets. Analysts believe that a greater number of businesses will suffer from all kinds of cyberattacks, likely because hitting regular citizens did not prove profitable in the previous year. This is why now more than ever, you must be both vigilant and proactive to […]

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Industries That Blockchain Will Disrupt

4 Industries That Blockchain Will Disrupt

Blockchain was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. It is a digital database that stores information via platforms called blocks, which are linked together and secured with high-end cryptography. You can think of it as an ever-expanding public ledger or list of records. In 2009, it was used as the main database for bitcoins. By […]

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The $31 Million Crytocurrency Hack

The $31 Million Cryptocurrency Hack

On November 21, Tether announced via their official website that an external attacker hacked into their system two days prior and stole $30,950,010 worth of tokens from their treasury wallet. The tokens were then moved to an unauthorized address. Tether, a startup and key player of the cryptocurrency market, takes pride in their stable currency […]

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