“Special thanks to Naomi Paton for sending this infographic about keeping yourself protected on Facebook. It features many of the latest FB facts and figures to keep us up to speed on everyone's favourite social media megalith. It also serves as a good reminder for us all to practice good digital citizenship, and to encourage others to do the same.”
Have you been wondering what trends in security and privacy ESET researchers are predicting for 2014? The following is a sampling, a year-end snack plate if you will. (Later in the month we will also be serving a main course of 2014 predictions in the form of a whitepaper from our colleagues in Latin America.)
Perennial readers of the ESET blog will know researchers do not relish making predictions, and yet each year we make them. Why? Because some people ask nicely, and because there is some practical value in looking ahead at where future attacks on information systems might come from, and in what form. Sometimes we name trends that are already in motion, like Bring Your Own Device, which has been a trend for several years. But we only draw attention to an ongoing trend if we think its persistence has implications for security and privacy (for example, one of researchers sees the increasing diversity of cheap smartphones adding to the BYOD challenge).
Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kasperky security firm revealed that Stuxnet infected the internal network of a Russian nuclear plant, exactly in the same way it compromised the control system in Iranian nuclear facilities in Natanz.
Newly unveiled National Security Agency programs detail how the US government has the ability to monitor approximately 75 percent of American internet traffic, and further discloses how telecommunications companies are compelled to provide such data.
Secrets After Secrets! Privacy has gone worst & still its getting even worse, day by day. Protect your Privacy! Stay Safe!
The graphical web interconnected to each other is well detailed already that there is no need to say anything on it. Just taking precuations to Opt-out from getting tracked, is in need! Stay safe, protect your privacy!
The U.S Secret Service today released 104 pages of documents on the late coder and activist Aaron Swartz, including a brief report on Swartz's suicide less than three months before his scheduled trial.
Dealth of Hero! False charges! Humilation & stress caused by it led him to choose suicide the only way to get out of it. RIP Aaron!
People talk about their online accounts being “hacked,” but how exactly does this hacking happen? The reality is that accounts are hacked in fairly simple ways — attackers don’t use black magic.
Keep your pointer away from any unknown or suspicious links, shortened/full URL from getting clicked, Moreover dont reveal too much of personal info' on Social Media platform, may harm your #Privacy as well as #Security! Gr8 insights mentioned in the article! Stay Safe!
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