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600,000+ Facebook Accounts Get Hacked Per Day

If an unauthorised party has logged into your Facebook account, then you’re far from alone. New official statistics revealed by the social networking giant reveal that 0.06% of the more than billion logins that they have each day are compromised.

Tags: Computer security, , guardian angels, infographic, , , , , , , , Trust (social sciences), trusted friends

Google publishes web safety advice

Google has launched a campaign promoting online safety, in association with the UK’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau. The campaign, which will include adverts in newspapers, on public transport and online, is being run with the hope of encouraging internet users to take more care over their online activities – including using more secure passwords, and remembering

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Another Korean data breach – GOMTV.NET spills user account data, including passwords

Another South Korean service provider has reported a large-scale data breach, leaking usernames and passwords for subscribers worldwide. Late last month, cybercrooks made off with the personal information of up to 35,000,000 users of popular Korean sites Nate and Cyworld. This time, it’s the turn of Seoul-based streaming media service GOMTV to suffer a data-spilling

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Tags: breach, , , , data leakage, gom, GOM Player, gomtv, gretech, hash, korea, , OpenBSD, , , pii, , , , Vulnerability

Twitter finally released a “Stalkers” app? No, it’s a phishing scam

Twitter users are being hit today by messages claiming to link to a new app from Twitter which will track your stalkers. However, the messages are really designed to steal your Twitter usernames and passwords. Here’s a typical message that users are seeing: Twitter finally released an app that tracks your “Stalkers” get it here

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Is your Twitter account hacked and sending out ‘Beach Body’ spam?

Thousands of Twitter users are seeing unexpected messsages from hacked online friends promoting a weight loss supplement that will, allegedly, “get the beach body you’ve always wanted”. Get the beach body you’ve always wanted, now you can with this weight loss supplement [LINK]

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