Life never stops teaching: e-learning platform hacks on the rise

 

The global pandemic led to an unprecedented increase in the number of people learning online. According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigation Report, in the education industry, human errors resulted in 35% of all cyber breaches. With so many academic institutions introducing remote communication practices for the first time, and new inexperienced users, this number is expected to go up.

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Cyberquarantine from Breach Report: Main threats and methods of preventing cyber attacks during the coronavirus period

During the quarantine time associated with the spread of the COVID-19, many companies organise remote work for their staff. Keeping it in mind, the probability of cyber attacks on home networks and personal data of employees who are working remotely has increased. 

Breach Report will assist you in understanding what are the dangers, and provide recommendations on minimizing the risks.

 

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Almost 2M Fitbit accounts exposed by cybercriminals - FAKE?

On February 9, 2020, Fitbit fell victim to a large-scale data breach, which exposed the login credentials of almost two million people and allowed access to their private health and fitness data, as well as their habits and movement patterns. However, this discovery has been refuted by the company, claiming the leaked credentials were likely stolen from other sources.

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Zynga 2019 Hack Update: 26M Plaintext Passwords Exposed

If not the most famous game developer, Zynga.com suffered a data breach in September 2019. The notorious hacker known by the name ‘Gnosticplayers’ claimed to have accessed the database of 218 million users of the widely popular word-puzzle game Words with Friends who were registered before September 2nd 2019. 

Three months later, more than 26 million of clear text email-password combinations of users breached on September 2019 have been publicly revealed. 

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