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Beware of the latest bank scam: a ‘phishing’ campaign impersonates Ibercaja to obtain bank details
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Beware of the latest bank scam: a ‘phishing’ campaign impersonates Ibercaja to obtain bank details

A new campaign of phishing via email impersonates the identity of Ibercaja. The user receives a message, with bad writing and spelling, that says: "As of 05/31/2021. You cannot use his account" and redirects to a false page where the bank credentials are requested.The false message uses as an excuse activation of a new security system, so it urges the recipient to click on a link and ensures that the process takes five minutes, explains the National Institute of Cybersecurity (Incibe), through the Internet Security Office.The body of the message tells the recipient that "should take action now to fix the problem as soon as possible ", adds in Incibe, which has qualified this threat as of measur...
Glovo’s stolen data for sale: names, emails, phone numbers and bank accounts are already on the Dark Web
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Glovo’s stolen data for sale: names, emails, phone numbers and bank accounts are already on the Dark Web

At the end of April, Glovo suffered a cyber attack that allowed cybercriminals access to personal data of the clients and also of the workers. The Barcelona-based home delivery company confirmed that it had been hacked, but theft of bank account data was initially ruled out. However, it seems that the attackers they did have access to clients' financial information. Network Law reports that hackers who have put Glovo's stolen database up for sale on the Dark Web claim that the Customers' credit or debit card number is included in the file. The seller claims that we can find administrator accounts with passwords, ID and bank details.Network Law At the time the security breach ...
How to protect your Google search history with a password
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How to protect your Google search history with a password

The browsing history on the Internet has become the main discoverer of information. The data that users are looking for in their browsers can be easily disclosed by anyone, since there is no security measure that can prevent this alleged leak. Nevertheless, this has changed with the help of Google thanks to its additional security layer that allows password protection of all information stored in history. With this new change, users will be able to request the credential to apply it on computers, mobiles or tablets, regardless of whether the operating system is Android or iOS.How can the record be protected?To protect the history with a password, the user must access the 'My act...
They share on TikTok a trick to unlock an iPhone without a password
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They share on TikTok a trick to unlock an iPhone without a password

A young man has revealed how any iPhone device can be unlocked without knowing the access code of its owner, and the revelation is driving people crazy.The TikTok user imnotjs3 shared the simple trick on his profile, where he has since received more than 32 million views. In the video, the boy demonstrates the trick with one of his friends, much to his horror.To get started, you have to slide down on the phone, covering the face ID to open the control panel. Once there, you have to turn off WiFi, Bluetooth and data and then activate airplane mode.Then you have to open the calculator and turn the phone so that the landscape view appears. The next step is to press the decimal point followed b...
Changes are coming in the Google ecosystem: say goodbye to the password to access Gmail, Drive or Photos
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Changes are coming in the Google ecosystem: say goodbye to the password to access Gmail, Drive or Photos

Google sees a future where we forget passwordsThe Mountain Viewers don't trust too much to protect our accounts and precious data.The company has announced that "soon" it will begin to implement a security system based on two-step authentication., which will be configured for all users by default in the products of the Suite of Google. Of course, in order to use this cybersecurity solution, user accounts must be properly configured: “Today we ask people who have signed up for two-step verification (2SV) to confirm that they really are them with a simple tap via a Google message on their telephone every time they log in. We will soon begin to automatically enroll users in 2SV if t...
How can you avoid hacks?  What to do if they have found your password
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How can you avoid hacks? What to do if they have found your password

After the latest cyberattacks against LinkedIn, Facebook, The Phone House and Apple, we could say that on some occasions the necessary measures are not taken to protect users' private information. These attacks have increased by 25% in the last year, consequently, thousands of vulnerable data were exposed on the Internet. To solve these problems, the password should be changed, since they are the first line of defense. But, how can we get a 100% secure credential?First of all, the length must be taken into account, since it must have more than ten characters to have a high level of security; and at the same time it must be alphanumeric, that is, it includes uppercase and lowerca...
World Password Day: Google’s tricks to keep your accounts safe
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World Password Day: Google’s tricks to keep your accounts safe

It seems that these days there are world days for everything: today, May 6, is World Password Day. Even if you don't know it, passwords are very important, since they are the biggest threat to your security on the Internet: they are easy to steal, difficult to remember and managing them is tedious if you have many and very different ones. Many people believe that a password should be as long and complex as possible, but this puts your security at risk, since complicated passwords make users feel more secure and confident with them and start using them for other accounts. In 2020, searches for "how secure is my password" increased by 300%. Unfortunately, even the strongest passwor...
Glovo suffers a cyberattack and the accounts of distributors and clients appear for sale on the Internet
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Glovo suffers a cyberattack and the accounts of distributors and clients appear for sale on the Internet

The credentials of clients and distributors of the Glovo platform in Spain have appeared for sale on the Internet, as a result of a security breach that the company is currently investigating. Through this cyberattack, unauthorized third parties accessed Glovo's systems through the interface of an old administration panel. From there they were able to obtain a database with the credentials of the customer and delivery accounts. The information was put up for sale on the 'dark web', where it was found by the head of Technology and founder of Hold Security, Alex Holden, who reported this event to Forbes. The shared videos and screenshots showing access to the Glovo account managem...
What is email spoofing?  We tell you its risks and how not to fall into the trap
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What is email spoofing? We tell you its risks and how not to fall into the trap

INCIBE's cybersecurity digital bulletin has explained what the term 'email spoofing' means through a true story. What's more, has written a series of guidelines so that users do not fall into the trap of deception. In the story that INCIBE tells, they tell the story of María, the owner of a new fashion store. To gain a foothold in the national sector, it has an online commerce website and manages several social networks.María knows very well the importance that Instagram has today and she manages her store from the app very actively. Thanks to his commitment and dedication, his followers are growing, but there comes a time when the increase stagnates. At that moment, the founder ...
These are the easiest passwords to figure out on the internet
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These are the easiest passwords to figure out on the internet

If you have passwords that are easy to find out, we want to tell you that it is time to change them because your computer security is in danger. The survey conducted by National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) revealed the most vulnerable credentials on the internet that end up causing online security breaches. Within the most popular passwords stand out 'blink182', 'Superman' and the combinations with numbers. While more than seven million users use '123456789'another 23 million people use'123456'. While it is true that they are easy to remember, they are also lead a risk that can be produced by hackers.Not only numbers are used, names are also used to generate passwords, for exam...