The GDPR came into effect last year in May. Since then, there have been many changes, with the most serious and obvious in daily surfing being the cookie banners that are now appearing everywhere. Another innovation is the right of access to personal data by users. Three studies now show that this attack allows attackers to steal data. GDPiRate was created by our founder Matteo Große-Kampmann.
A new phishing mail wave announces that the WhatsApp subscription has expired. Since 2016 the Messenger is free. The senders of the message collect not only personal information but also data about credit and mobile phone numbers. [Read more…] about WhatsApp subscription expired – Phishing emails address instant messengers!
The Super-GAU for technology providers. A process does not run perfectly and then nothing works anymore. This happened to Mozilla with a certificate. A certificate was not renewed and there were problems with all Firefox add-ons. The certificate crash caused a lot of excitement. We explain what happened, what certificates are and if the problem is fixed.
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They exist – the situations in which large files have to be transferred. In the office you can still help yourself with USB sticks. From a distance you can now use another service: Firefox Send!
The Open Source Browser service can be used by any browser. The service should encrypt the uploaded data end-to-end and offers manageable, but useful, additional functions. [Read more…] about Firefox Send – Transfer Big Data!
The whole of Germany is puzzling about the politician Hack, the origin of the stolen data, its purpose and above all about the perpetrators. One thing is already certain: the perpetrator or perpetrators have gone to a lot of trouble.
They have collected data, categorized, sorted and marked victims according to their interest in the attack. But where did the data come from? They are too extensive for a single phishing attack. We set off on a search. [Read more…] about Politician Hack: This is how large parts of the data were collected!