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Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One

Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
As the FTC regulations continue to leave many unprotected from trackers and hackers, encrypted browsing is becoming synonymous with web safety.
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Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One

Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
As the FTC regulations continue to leave many unprotected from trackers and hackers, encrypted browsing is becoming synonymous with web safety.
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3 things you need to know about cybersecurity in an IoT and mobile world | ZDNet

3 things you need to know about cybersecurity in an IoT and mobile world | ZDNet | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
The stakes are getting a lot higher in cybersecurity. It's no longer just about a loss of productivity and profitability. Your compromised network could become a public safety risk.
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Future Microsoft Surface stylus could also act as a password replacement

Future Microsoft Surface stylus could also act as a password replacement | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
New patent points to a system whereby users can log in with their pen.
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Windows 10: Ferramentas de Segurança

Windows 10: Ferramentas de Segurança | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
As ameaças de segurança aos dispositivos, dados e informações são um assunto importante no dia a dia e evoluem com frequência. Por isso, é necessário contar com hardware, software e ferramentas que sirvam como uma barreira para os riscos que os utilizadores enfrentam em atividades como navegar na internet, instalar aplicações ou simplesmente ligar o computador.…
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This Phishing Attack is Almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera

This Phishing Attack is Almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Chinese security researcher Xudong Zheng demonstrates a Punycode Phishing Page using Homograph attack, which is almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera
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About two-step verification

Get answers to some basic questions about what two-step verification is, and how to set it up and use it to help keep your Microsoft account more secure.
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Microsoft Windows 10 has a keylogger enabled by default - here's how to disable it | Privacy Online News

Microsoft Windows 10 has a keylogger enabled by default - here's how to disable it | Privacy Online News | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Many Windows 10 users are unknowingly sending the contents of every keystroke they make to Microsoft due to an enabled-by-default keylogger. This function has been around since the beginning of Windows 10, and is a prime example of why you should never go through the default install process on any Operating System. Windows 10 privacy has … Continue reading "Microsoft Windows 10 has a keylogger enabled by default – here’s how to disable it"
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Ransomware: An executive guide to one of the biggest menaces on the web | ZDNet

Ransomware: An executive guide to one of the biggest menaces on the web | ZDNet | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about ransomware: how it started, why it's booming, how to protect against it, and what to do if your PC's infected.
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Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms

Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
One of Europe's top hotels has admitted they had to pay thousands in Bitcoin ransom to cybercriminals who managed to hack their electronic key system, locking hundreds of guests in or out of their rooms until the money was paid.
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Porque é que a segurança informática é mesmo importante? - O bê-á-bá da segurança informática (e isto não é só para infoexcluídos)

Porque é que a segurança informática é mesmo importante? - O bê-á-bá da segurança informática (e isto não é só para infoexcluídos) | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Porque aquilo a que se costuma chamar “iliteracia tecnológica” não escolhe idade ou formação académica. O que deveriam ser práticas comuns de segurança informática continuam a ser ignoradas pela maioria das pessoas, incluindo os jovens que cresceram com a tecnologia, pondo em risco não
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Seminário em “Segurança Informática nas Empresas”

Seminário em “Segurança Informática nas Empresas” | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Realizar-se-á, no próximo dia 23 de janeiro, um seminário subordinado ao tema “Segurança Informática nas Empresas” com Pedro Tarrinho, Coordenador de Segurança da Sonae SGPS (Porto) e Mestre em Engenharia Informática pela Universidade do Minho.
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Apesar do seminário ser organizado no âmbito da unidade curricular Negócio Eletrónico e Segurança da Licenciatura em Tecnologias e Sistemas de Informação para a Web, a participação é aberta a toda a Comunidade da ESMAD e Campus 2 e público em geral.
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The internet is actually controlled by 14 people who hold 7 secret keys

The internet is actually controlled by 14 people who hold 7 secret keys | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
This sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book but it isn't: The entire Internet is controlled by seven actual, physical keys.
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This app is a perfect weapon for fighting your own online privacy war

This app is a perfect weapon for fighting your own online privacy war | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Stealth mode: activate.
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Expresso | NATO lança em Oeiras escola para ciberdefesa

Primeiro-ministro lançou primeira pedra da escola da NATO em Oeiras, que terá parcerias com a indústria e as universidades. “Como país fundador, é com orgulho que respondemos aos compromissos da Aliança”, disse
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HP laptops covertly log user keystrokes, researchers warn

HP laptops covertly log user keystrokes, researchers warn | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Audio driver supplied by Conexant may put PCs from other makers at risk, too.
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Could a doodle replace your password?

Could a doodle replace your password? | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Nearly 80 percent of Americans own a smartphone, and a growing proportion of them use smartphones for internet access, not just when they're on the go. This leads to people storing considerable amounts of personal and privat
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Visão | Inclinar o seu smartphone pode ser tudo quanto os hackers necessitam para obter o seu código

Visão | Inclinar o seu smartphone pode ser tudo quanto os hackers necessitam para obter o seu código | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Investigadores britânicos conseguiram descobrir o código de acesso a smartphones através apenas de dados fornecidos por sensores de posição do aparelho
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Location tracking Android spyware found in Google Play store | ZDNet

Location tracking Android spyware found in Google Play store | ZDNet | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Fake 'System Update' app downloaded by over a million users since first appearing in 2014.
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Microsoft Authenticator

Microsoft Authenticator is the new mobile application that replaces Azure Authenticator, Microsoft account app and all other enterprise and consume
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How to Create Strong Passwords

How to Create Strong Passwords | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
When was the last time you changed your email password, your Facebook password, or your online banking password? Hopefully, you're no
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How did Amazon know my new Visa card information before me?

How did Amazon know my new Visa card information before me? | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
When my new card arrived from NatWest it had the same details as one already listed on Amazon
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About The Open Web Application Security Project - OWASP

About The Open Web Application Security Project - OWASP | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
OWASP is an open community dedicated to enabling organizations to conceive, develop, acquire, operate, and maintain applications that can be trusted.
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Desenvolvimento de aplicações seguras.
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5 Privacy Protecting Apps You Need to Use Right Now

5 Privacy Protecting Apps You Need to Use Right Now | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Privacy is an area of increasing concern in the internet age. You have to do whatever you can to stay secure. These five tool help to keep you secure and safe online.
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O “browser” dá-lhe uma ajudinha a preencher formulários? Tenha cuidado

O “browser” dá-lhe uma ajudinha a preencher formulários? Tenha cuidado | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Pode ser muito conveniente para poupar tempo, mas é um risco de segurança. Evite colocar o número de cartão de crédito nas informações com preenchimento automático. Faça este teste de segurança.
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