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Has WhatsApp become a potential career assassin? | Afua Hirsch

The app helped connect me to an inspiring sisterhood. But the case of police officer Robyn Williams shows unopened messages can be a legal minefieldWe need to talk about WhatsApp. When the little green speech bubble first showed up in my life, I greeted it with awe and wonder. I even wrote a little love [...]

By |2019-12-06T01:30:34-05:00December 6th, 2019|apps, Child protection, Data and computer security, data protection, Digital media, Law, Media, Police, privacy, social media, Technology, UK news, WhatsApp, World news|Comments Off on Has WhatsApp become a potential career assassin? | Afua Hirsch

Twitter to clear out inactive accounts and free up usernames

Company has been criticised for handling of move it says will reduce risk from hackingTwitter has announced it is to clear out inactive accounts, freeing up dormant usernames and reducing the risk of old accounts being hacked.But the company is facing criticism for the way it has handled the announcement, with many concerned that the [...]

By |2019-11-27T09:34:31-05:00November 27th, 2019|Blogging, Data and computer security, Digital media, Hacking, Internet, Media, privacy, social media, Technology, twitter, World news|Comments Off on Twitter to clear out inactive accounts and free up usernames

ThreatList: Data Breaches Batter Stock Prices at Public Companies, For Months

When it comes to bouncing back, long-term impact to share prices from a data breach incident is significant on average for large companies.

By |2019-11-11T13:13:16-05:00November 11th, 2019|Breach, comparitech, data breach, Facebook, Finance, Healthcare, Hospital, impact, intermed, maine, public companies, share performance, social media, stock price, Study|Comments Off on ThreatList: Data Breaches Batter Stock Prices at Public Companies, For Months

Want Your Kids to Care More About Online Safety? Try These 7 Tips

The topics parents need to discuss with kids today can be tough compared to even a few years ago. The digital scams are getting more sophisticated and the social culture poses new, more inherent risks. Weekly, we have to breach very adult conversations with our kids. Significant conversations about sexting, bullying, online scams, identity fraud, [...]

A Deepfake Deep Dive into the Murky World of Digital Imitation

Deepfake technology is becoming easier to create – and that’s opening the door for a new wave of malicious threats, from revenge porn to social-media misinformation.

By |2019-10-15T08:00:31-04:00October 15th, 2019|ai, artificial intelligence, cybercrook, deepfake, enterprise security, legislation, misinformation, porn, privacy, scam, social media, Spear Phishing, Vishing, voice phishing, Web Security, zao|Comments Off on A Deepfake Deep Dive into the Murky World of Digital Imitation