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Five Common Safety Mistakes People Make Online

Believe it or not, but even if you’ve been a whiz at using the Internet for years now, you may still be making the same mistakes as everybody else.   Every year, we see millions of people worldwide get hacked. A study from the University of Maryland found that there is a hacking attack every 39 seconds. More often than not, it is caused by a failure to take extra precautions when conducting business online. Here are five common mistakes people make when it comes to online data security.   1. Oversharing Cybersecurity experts lament …


Statistics on Data Breaches

Last July 2019, beauty retailer Sephora became a victim of a major data breach – which affected its customers in the Philippines. While this is especially concerning for local make-up lovers whose stolen data included their names, email addresses, birthdates, encrypted passwords, and logs regarding their beauty preferences, it begs us to reconsider how many data breaches have occurred for 2019 alone. Here are some statistics on data breaches that should ring our alarms over cybersecurity:   The average time it takes to identify a data breach is 196 days: According to a 2018 article …