Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity isn’t what it used to be. Breaches and leaks, once rare and relatively low-impact, have become commonplace, rendering our personal data more vulnerable than ever. Everything from your Social Security to your health information now lives online, and though it may prove difficult to avoid such attacks, staying up to date on the latest news and security practices is the first step in prevention. Thankfully, we’ve rounded up all our news, guides, and cybersecurity coverage in one central location.

WhatsApp flaw could have let hackers take control of a phone via an MP4 file

A new WhatsApp security flaw has been discovered that could have allowed hackers to take control of a user's smartphone by sending them a specially coded MP4 file.
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Sen. Ron Wyden wants to protect your data from Big Tech, if Congress lets him

Sen. Ron Wyden's latest bill, the Mind Your Own Business Act, could fix a lot of the privacy problems that internet users currently face. The only problem? It's probably not going to move forward until Congress sees online privacy as an issue worth addressing.
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As tech has gotten more sophisticated, so too have the tactics of hackers. so it’s vital to protect yourself with a service like IdentityForce. You can sign up and save with this exclusive offer.

Doordash data breach affects 4.9 million people, divulges physical addresses

Doordash has disclosed a data breach that occurred earlier this year and affected a massive 4.9 million people. Compromised information included names, email addresses, and even physical addresses.
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