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What you might not know about Facebook

20 January, 2017
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Like any other worldwide social networking site, Facebook is set to be doubted and questioned for its choices, activity, innovations: basically, for every breath this gigantic platform manages to inhale.…

 

Goodbye, SHA-1. Hello, SHA-2.

19 January, 2017
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What, in the world, is SHA-1? Is it edible? For years, SHA-1 (a.k.a Secure Hash Algorithm) cryptographic algorithm has been a valued hash and its complexity was enough to reassure…

 

Flaw in a popular WhatsApp permits snooping

18 January, 2017
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  Loyal WhatsApp clients: gather around and read this article thoughtfully since we are going to explicitly explain the vulnerability which was detected in this application. Discovery of an error…

 

Watch out for Gmail Phishing

17 January, 2017
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Gmail is the most popular email service provider worldwide so it’s no surprise that hackers are trying to break through it from time to time. Sadly, sometimes they succeed to…

 

Security Flash News from the 10th to 13th of January, 2017

16 January, 2017
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It has been a busy week in cyber security field. A lot of new viruses and hacking incidents all around the globe, as well as some helpful advice from cyber…

 

Let's Talk About Ransomware

13 January, 2017
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Recent research by FBI revealed that about on billion dollars was paid to the cyber criminals as a ransom in 2016. It is a lot of money compare to 24…

 

Is it Safe to Save Your Passwords on Web Browsers?

12 January, 2017
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Keeping your passwords saved on a web browser whether this service is provided by some plugin or browser itself is a very convenient way to store this sensitive information. It…

 

Make Your Social Media Accounts Secure

12 January, 2017
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Social media is inherent part of all of our lives nowadays. While enjoying all the benefits it can deliver, you should be still aware of dangers it can bring. Since…

 

Don't Trust AutoFill Feature on Your Web Browser - Data Can Be Leaked

11 January, 2017
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To make things easier to the users, Google Chrome and all other most popular web browsers out there have a feature called “AutoFill”. When you are trying to fill up some…

 

Information from thousands of MongoDB databases is in the hands of hackers

10 January, 2017
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If a breach of information occurs, people instantly throw accusations in the direction of the facility that suffers from an exposition of their users’ data. Just recently, almost 29 thousand…

 

Security Flash News from the 2nd to 6th of January, 2017

9 January, 2017
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New year – new security trends. Read this summary of the week to discover the news that were relevant in the cyber world and how the year kicked things off.…

 

You get compromised by ransomware: what is your reaction?

9 January, 2017
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Our mission is to provide our visitors with the most convenient information, regarding their security online. One of the most vicious attacks that hackers are capable of implementing is the…

 

Be Aware of the New PDF-based Phishing Scam

6 January, 2017
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Just Wednesday, on the 4th of January (2017), a post warning about the new PDF-based phishing scam was published on the official website of the Internet Storm Center (ISC). The…

 

Google shows improvement and fixes essential Android vulnerabilities

5 January, 2017
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Looking back at the 2016, we can certainly notice a trend that hackers decided to exploit: targeting Android devices. It is ironic to remember that a couple of years ago,…

 

All You Need to Know About Spear Phishing and How to Avoid It

4 January, 2017
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Here at 2-viruses.com we do everything we can to provide our visitors with the most important information about cyber security. Now is the time to talk about spear phishing -…