Month: December 2017

December News Bytes

Uber Executives in Hot Water Over Hacking Scandal Uber once again hit the headlines for the wrong reasons when it emerged that the global transportation technology firm had paid hackers $100,000 in order to hide the fact that the personal information of 57 million drivers and customers had been stolen. The hackers, who had stolen …

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Google Study Reveals Phishing Attacks Are the Biggest Threat to Web Security

A recent study by Google and UC Berkeley suggests that cyber thieves are successfully stealing 250,000 valid usernames and passwords every week. The study, which was based on 12 months of login and account data that was found on criminal websites and forums, aimed to ascertain how the data had been hacked and the actions …

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