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Serious Vulnerability Puts Internet Explorer Users At Risk

Serious Vulnerability Puts Internet Explorer Users At Risk

[ 0 ] December 23, 2021

When using the internet, a browser is a necessity. Many people use Internet Explorer simply because it comes pre-installed on their machine, and whilst the upcoming IE9 browser has been reported as being top when it comes to fending off malware, the current version of the browser has been hit by hackers exploiting a bug [...]

100 Million Facebook Profiles: List of companies downloading torrent

100 Million Facebook Profiles: List of companies downloading torrent

[ 0 ] July 30, 2021

Yesterday, Facebook came under scrutiny yet again, after a hacker Ron Bowes pulled information from Facebook’s open directory, therefore giving him access to users information that had been set to send to everyone else. The torrent (2.8GB) contained personal information from at least 100 million scraped Facebook profiles.