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13 posts categorized "July 2013"

A Win for Online Privacy

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Good News! The EU Commission has put in place a process for how telecom operators need to handle incidents of online privacy breaches and identity theft. This is a massive step forward in the defence of customer data. The technical measures have been implemented to ensure all victims of customer data breaches receive equal treatment as well as a solid response from the telecom operators responsible for the privacy and safety of that data. 

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BullGuard Launches Virus Scan – The FREE Online Virus Scanner

Posted by blog@bullguard.com

Vs-blogDo you suspect your computer has been infected but you’re not quite sure? Even if you already have a security program, it doesn’t hurt to check if your PC is healthy. Especially if you can do it in less than 60 seconds. For FREE! Yes, you read it right. We’ve just launched…

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Category: BullGuard News, Internet Security Comments

Ask An Expert

Posted by blog@bullguard.com

Ask an expert internet security_blogWhile cybercriminals are striking all around the world, using similar tactics, we discovered slight variations in their approach for each country.

 

To learn more about these local differences, we had our security expert Alex Balan talk to local security experts. He asked them each 6 questions about internet security in their country.

 

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Category: BullGuard News, Internet Security Comments

School’s OUT! 5 Tips To Survive The Summer

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Summer internet security tips_blogSo school is out and the kids are home and already driving you nuts…at least they’re quiet and safe when they’re on the iPad, computer or your smartphone, right? Wrong. The online world opens up a whole suite of potential risks, such as exposure to inappropriate content, cyber bullying, and more. BullGuard has put together 5 key internet safety tips for your kids, that won’t put them at risk, and won’t put your internet security at risk either.

 

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Category: Internet Security, Tips & Tricks Comments

Fact: Facebook Graph Search Makes It Easy For Hackers To Get Your Private Data

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Facebook graph search threats_blogJust recently, it was reported that a hacker leveraged Facebook’s Graph Search to collect information from the massive database. Data like phone numbers was obtained from thousands of users, which when matched with the username could have further implications on the users’ privacy. Facebook handled it by issuing the hacker with a cease and desist. It is not clear exactly how many Facebook users’ data was obtained, nor is it clear as to whether Facebook will choose to notify those users whose data was compromised.

 

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Category: Social Media, Tips & Tricks Comments

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