Ireland to investigate Tik Tok’s handling of user data

Ireland's Data Protection Commission has initiated two probes into Chinese video app TikTok's handling of the user data. Ireland's Data Protection Commission is the European Union's main regulator for companies like TikTok with regional headquarters in Ireland, New York Post reported. "The first probe will examine TikTok's data protection requirements as they relate to the … Continue reading Ireland to investigate Tik Tok’s handling of user data

Cybersecurity: What you should know about ‘info stealers’ and online security

The term info stealer is self-explanatory. This type of malware resides in an infected computer and gathers data in order to send it to the attacker. Typical targets are credentials used in online banking services, social media sites, emails, or FTP accounts. Info stealers may use many methods of data acquisition. The most common are: hooking browsers … Continue reading Cybersecurity: What you should know about ‘info stealers’ and online security

Everything you should know about Point of Sale (POS) malware

Point-of-sale (POS) malware is software specifically created to steal customer data, particularly from electronic payment cards like debit and credit cards and from POS machines in retail stores. Man without identity programming in technology environment with cyber icons and symbols POS malware does this by scraping the temporarily unencrypted card data from the POS’s memory … Continue reading Everything you should know about Point of Sale (POS) malware

Facebook plans to merge Instagram, WhatsApp and FB Messenger

FACEBOOK CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said his company wants to integrate WhatsApp and Instagram, adding that services from both applications will function under a single messaging platform--Facebook Messenger. The idea behind Zuckerberg's new business plan is to enhance communication between users across the three platforms. According to The New York Times, this project will be … Continue reading Facebook plans to merge Instagram, WhatsApp and FB Messenger