The government got into phishing, $ 2.6 million was transferred to criminals

Phishing is still effective. It is sometimes hard to believe that, despite the often rather primitive methods, cybercriminals still manage to trick millions of people around the world to phishing. However, it turns out that the problem with this type of scams is not only common computer users, but also people working for national governments … Read moreThe government got into phishing, $ 2.6 million was transferred to criminals

Asseco Poland will lose usd 70 million thanks to Czech open source enthusiasts

That's how you save public money. It seems that huge money will pass through the nose of Zygmunt Solorz and the Polish company Asseco Poland, in which he is one of the largest shareholders. The company was to receive CZK 401 million, or approximately usd 70 million for creating a system for handling electronic highway … Read moreAsseco Poland will lose usd 70 million thanks to Czech open source enthusiasts

usd 50 million fine for Plus. The operator wrongly charged for streaming video

UOKiK again in action. UOKiK closely monitors the activities of telecommunications companies and regularly responds to notifications from consumers. This time it got hit Polkomtel. The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection received a notification from the consumer that Polkomtel (operator of the Plus network) added him fees for video streamingeven though he had purchased … Read moreusd 50 million fine for Plus. The operator wrongly charged for streaming video

Microsoft "by accident" revealed the data of 250 million people on the network

According to the company – nothing happened. While most people celebrated the beginning of 2020, Microsoft's security team worked overtime to close and fix the company's potentially largest vulnerability. This week, Microsoft revealed that its database gave access to 250 million records and user data using customer service and technical support. Anyone who has a … Read moreMicrosoft "by accident" revealed the data of 250 million people on the network

Epic Games Store is growing dynamically – the barrier of 100 million users has been exceeded

However, this is only the beginning. Last year we were dealing with a real shake on the digital gaming market. Undoubtedly, one of the most important events was the dynamic flourishing of the platform Epic Games Store, which introduced a bit of confusion and controversy. After more than a year from the premiere, the owners … Read moreEpic Games Store is growing dynamically – the barrier of 100 million users has been exceeded

Christians demand that Netflix remove the blasphemous film. 1.36 million votes under petition

Catholics felt hurt. We live in a time when, because of the prevailing broad freedom of expression, it is very easy to offend some group of people with your actions or words. Far-reaching political correctness, however, means that iconoclastic content extremely rarely reaches the mass media. Despite this, a group of Christians felt affected by … Read moreChristians demand that Netflix remove the blasphemous film. 1.36 million votes under petition

Camcorders for home monitoring are a growing threat. 2.4 million users leaked

Another producer with problems. Consumer electronics play an increasingly important role in our lives. We even entrust the security of our homes with any gadget, but unfortunately it turns out that sometimes they bring more harm than good. Business wyze, a manufacturer of inexpensive home surveillance cameras, admitted that data were disclosed over 2.4 million … Read moreCamcorders for home monitoring are a growing threat. 2.4 million users leaked

A Christmas gift from Facebook? Data leak over 250 million users

Merry Christmas from Mark Zuckerberg. By the end of the year, less than a week remained and it would seem that nothing bad would happen anymore. An optimistic look was disturbed by Facebook, which reported a data leak around 267 million users. The third parties owned, among others, telephone numbers, names and account identifiers. Since … Read moreA Christmas gift from Facebook? Data leak over 250 million users

Have you given your phone number to Facebook? You have a problem. 267 million numbers leaked

Again… Facebook will certainly not be able to count 2019 as successful in security issues. In September, there was a data leak of 400 million users of this world's most popular social networking site. Mark Zuckerberg announced of course improving the quality of data protection, meanwhile … a database of 267 million phone numbers and … Read moreHave you given your phone number to Facebook? You have a problem. 267 million numbers leaked

Microsoft is resetting passwords of 44 million users, all for security

Disturbing news. Unfortunately, data leaks, including logins and passwords for accounts on various websites are now commonplace. That is why it is extremely important to take care of your online security in every way – using two-step verification, different passwords for different accounts and, for example, regularly checking that your data was not part of … Read moreMicrosoft is resetting passwords of 44 million users, all for security