Category Archives: Internet Security

Bypassing the Pleasantries: How Internet Security is Getting Personal

It’s a very disturbing fact that even in 2014, over half of internet users in the UK are still not implementing appropriate web security to protect their data. Maybe people will endeavour to change this attitude when they learn that a massive amount of personal data was recently discovered to be for sale on the online ‘black market’.

How much data? Information from over 360 million accounts and well over one billion email addresses were up for grabs to the highest bidder. When it comes to the web, anyone and everyone is after what they can steal, take or copy.

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Internet Safety: How Secure are We Online?

The Internet has changed the world in many ways. Items can be bought online from companies that are on the other side of the planet. Internet auction sites, such as EBay and Amazon, has led to many people generating vast fortunes by running a business in the comfort of their own home. The Internet makes communicating much easier. Before the advent of the Internet, the only way to keep in touch with loved ones was by phone or sending a letter. Thanks to Skype, video conversations can be held in real time.

Concerns have been raised about how safe people are when surfing online. As children now have access to the Internet, which largely happens unaccompanied, many parents are understandably worried about their safety. Adults are also anxious about how safe they are online, such as when transferring money between bank accounts.

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