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Microsoft is paying US$196 per share to acquire "professional" social networking site, LinkedIn, with the transaction expected to close by the end of this year.

Published in Deals
Friday, 20 May 2016 09:10

LinkedIn data hack more like LeakedOut

On a scale of one to 10, the 2012 LinkedIn breach of 6.5 million user credentials rated, say, a five. But what if the real number of affected users was 167,370,910, including the email and banking details of more than 117 million users? That is a 10 out of 10!

Published in Security

The term social engineering has come to mean an attack vector – methodology - that relies heavily on using plausible everyday situations to trick people into breaking normal security procedures to install malware or reveal passwords and logins.

Published in Security



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