Ever since she played her first game of Super Mario back in the 90s, Ivana was hooked on technology.  Years later, she started her career working for a company that sells EU GDPR documentation. This job has thought her the importance of proper data collection, storage, and handling. Soon she realized that dealing with customer information was something many companies found challenging and that many individuals are ignorant about the amount of data they leave online. This inspired here to launch DataProt - a website that educates people on internet privacy and gives cybersecurity advice.
Swedish hacking startup secures multi-million euro boost
Ethical hacking startup Detectify has secured €21.5 million in Series B funding. The Swedish company is using a crowdsourcing model to bring cybersecurity solutions to companies from around the world. Detectify’s mission statement is a “safer internet for all,” and the platform has exp
New Jersey school district hit with ransomware
Livingston School District of Livingston, New Jersey, delayed the school day by two hours on Monday, November 25, after its servers were infected by ransomware on November 21. Superintendent Matthew Block wrote in a letter on the district website that school administrators would use the late star
T-Mobile prepaid customers hacked
T-Mobile prepaid customers hacked Telecommunications carrier T-Mobile has disclosed a security breach that targeted users of its prepaid cellular telephone services. In a statement released November 22, T-Mobile says hackers did not access passwords, financial information, or Social Security n
OnePlus suffers data breach, delays disclosure
Smartphone maker OnePlus failed to notify customers of a mid-November data breach until more than a week had passed. Unauthorized parties hacked into OnePlus servers, accessing the names, email addresses, and shipping details for about 3,000 customers in India. OnePlus took prompt steps to stop t
Stolen Disney+ accounts reportedly being sold for $3 a piece
Not even a month has passed since Disney’s streaming platform made its first steps, and hackers are already peddling stolen accounts. Where there’s login information to be used, there’s login information to be stolen and sold. This has held true for the more seasoned OTT platforms like Netf
The All-Connecting Thread: Internet Usage Statistics
Cyberspace. Information superhighway. The web. No matter what you call it, it’s possibly the most important technological innovation since the invention of the wheel. Internet usage statistics demonstrate that the web is interwoven with almost every aspect of our lives: connecting us, providing
On password security: Forget passwords, remember passphrases!
Every new online account is another Jenga block added to the increasingly wobbly structure of our internet personas. Credentials are being leaked left and right, mostly through no fault of our own. The least we can do is ramp up our password safety so our private codes aren’t crackable in a manner
No chill – Netflix statistics illustrate incredible growth
Check out our list of the best VPN for Netflix. Netflix’s co-founders, Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph, came up with the idea of a flat-fee, unlimited movie-rental service after paying a $40 late fee at Blockbuster’s. At least that’s how the story goes. It was, in fact, a tale made up by Ha
Ransomware statistics in 2020: From random barrages to targeted hits
Check out our list of the Best Ransomware Protection Solutions. Ransomware attacks have come a long way from their brutish and unsophisticated beginnings as “spray-and-pray” email phishing campaigns against randomly selected targets. The overall number of attacks has dropped, but their
Data breach statistics that will make you think twice before filling out an online form
Data breaches are flooding the news. From large hotels and banks to universities and voters’ lists, it seems none of our personal information is as safe as we’d hope. So, how do breaches happen? What kind of information is compromised? Whose fault is it? And what are the ramifications of such ev
Exploring identity theft statistics in the age of data breaches
The internet has created a culture of oversharing. Social media, online shopping, and similar online services have made us reckless with the amount of personal information we make public.  Companies leaking massive amounts of personally identifiable information (PII) in large-scale data breaches