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What to do when someone steals your identity on Facebook

During the last few months of 2015, a generous promotion by Primark (the well-known Irish clothing giant) started to do the rounds on Facebook in Spain, whereby users were promised the chance of winning a gift-card worth €500 by clicking like on a...

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Beware of the hackers hiding behind fake LinkedIn profiles

There has been news lately highlighting a trend in hackers using LinkedIn, the popular social media platform for professionals looking to connect with like-minded individuals, to dupe unwitting victims. This includes the creation of fake profiles...

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Facebook ads. How to avoid them?

Have you ever wondered why the advertisements that appear on your Facebook feed offer you the exact product and service that you are supposedly interested in? Have you also stopped to think about what information Candy Crush holds on you, or do you...

Ashley Madison

The lessons we’ve learnt from the Ashley Madison leak

The shockwaves that were caused by the massive leaking of user information from the online dating site Ashley Madison can still be felt. The attack that was inflicted upon the Canadian company has left both users and the general public stunned. As...

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5 tips for protecting your YouTube account

Videos, videos, and more videos! The millions of YouTube users are probably unaware of the dangers when surfing the platform looking for the next viral hit. However, this Google service is in the eye-line of many cybercriminals. Through phishing...

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