usernames and passwords

Identity theft at all-time high: British officials

July 24th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Identity theft now accounts for two-thirds of all frauds, according to Britain's fraud prevention service.According to the latest figures released by CIFAS - the country's Fraud ... Read more...

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China to curb online phishing

December 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) China's ten major search engines have agreed to put banks' official homepages at the top of search results in a bid to curb cyber scams, authorities ... Read more...

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Facebook stops 600,000 hacking attempts daily

October 29th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook has said it prevents at least 600,000 attempts every day by hackers trying to break into user accounts, using stolen usernames ... Read more...

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Hackers attack Apple’s website, claim they stole passwords

July 5th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS/EFE) The AntiSec hackers group has launched an ambitious attack on one of the best-protected websites in the world of technology - Apple's - and said they ... Read more...

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Notorious hacking group LulzSec says it is finished, releases final statement

June 26th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Notorious hacking group LulzSec on Sunday morning announced it is finished after 50 days during which it claimed responsibility for high-profile cyber attacks on the U.S. Senate, the ... Read more...

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Now, access your online accounts at the touch of a fingertip

December 18th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): It can be a struggle to remember all of the usernames and passwords, especially for people with various online accounts.But now a student from Southampton University has found ... Read more...

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25 Russians charged in US banking fraud

October 2nd, 2010 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twenty-five Russians have been charged in a banking fraud case in the US, the attorney's office for the southern district of New York said Friday.The Russians ... Read more...

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Ten most commonly used internet passwords

January 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A data security firm has unveiled the ten most commonly used passwords on the web.To reach the conclusion, Imperva analysed around 32 million passwords that had been ... Read more...

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46pc Brits use same password for every website

January 2nd, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Almost 16 million use same password for almost every website, a new study has found.According to life assistance company CPP, such an action could lead to money being ... Read more...

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200 Million Facebook users robbed of their passwords

May 15th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): In the latest phishing scam to hit Facebook, almost 200 million users of the social networking site have been robbed of their passwords.A Facebook spokesman has said ... Read more...

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How to keep your password safe from data hackers, cyber thieves

April 14th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Last year, one out of 13 people lost money due to internet fraud and identity theft, says a recent report. However, you can insure your password and data ... Read more...

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Net telephony latest target for hackers

May 15th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by admin
London , May 15 (ANI): Leakage of credit card and bank account details on the internet has been a regular scenario, but the latest entrant in this virtual world of identity ... Read more...

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Teen arrested for stealing virtual furniture!

November 15th, 2007 - 5:11 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 15 (ANI): A Dutch teenager has been detained for allegedly stealing virtual furniture from rooms in a 3D social networking website.The 17-year-old is accused of stealing virtual furniture worth 2,840 ... Read more...

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