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Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Password security questions “flawed” claims research

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Password reminder questions are posing a risk to internet users, according to research from Edinburgh and Cambridge universities. (more…)

The 10 Most Common Internet Scams and How to Avoid Them

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

There are more than a billion people worldwide who are now logging on to browse the web. People use the internet for all kinds of things; to stay in touch with family on the other side of the world, to do their Christmas shopping, not to mention those who work in the online industry. (more…)

Has the pop-up been blocked for good?

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Once the most overt forms of spam and malware imaginable, the pop-up advertisement is an issue that has rarely made the news in recent times, thanks largely to advancements in internet security. (more…)

Twelve million Brits hit by viruses

Friday, May 15th, 2009

As many as 12 million British computer users have been hit with a computer virus, hacker or malware attack in the past six months, according to a new report. (more…)

New credit card could cut online fraud

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

A new credit card that could make online shopping safer is being trialled by Visa. (more…)

EU Governments begin web monitoring project

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

From this week details of any emails, VOIP calls and even an individual’s browsing history are to be recorded by internet service providers (ISPs) under a new European Union directive. (more…)

Conficker crisis or April Fool’s prank?

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Computer experts believe that we are less from one day away from seeing the full effects of the Conficker worm. (more…)

Safer Internet Day 2009

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Safer Internet Day 2009 takes place today (February 10) across Europe with organisers hoping to raise awareness of the threats posed to teenagers using social networking websites. (more…)

Password stealing Trojan found in Firefox extension

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Firefox users are being warned over a rouge extension which is being used to capture online passwords from unsuspecting users. (more…)

65% say “OK” to pop-ups

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Internet users are struggling to tell the difference between genuine and malicious pop-ups, according to a new report. (more…)