Digitel Temporarily Blocks Servers After a Cyberattack

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Venezuelan telecommunications company Digitel experienced service disruptions yesterday due to a cyberattack detected in its systems. As a precautionary measure, the company temporarily blocked its servers to mitigate it.  While communication services remain unaffected, users reported difficulties accessing the Digitel website, recharging their mobile balances, and reaching customer support through call centers. Prioritizing Security and […]

Navigating the Ad Labyrinth: Protect Users from Social Media Persuasion

Ad Labyrinth

Social media platforms are vibrant ecosystems of information and connection, but amidst the engaging content lurks a persistent foe: the inescapable ad labyrinth.  While ads can be valuable for businesses and informative for users, their increasing pervasiveness and persuasive tactics can be overwhelming and detrimental.  Fortunately, navigating this digital labyrinth of ads and protecting users […]

Google Enables Real-Time Phishing Protection for All Chrome Users

Real-Time Phishing Protection on Google Chrome

Google is enabling real-time phishing protection for all Chrome users, a move that is expected to significantly improve the browser’s ability to defend against these increasingly sophisticated attacks. New Feature Aims to Protect Users from Evolving Phishing Attacks Phishing attacks are a type of social engineering attack in which attackers attempt to trick users into […]

YouTube will limit video views for ad blocker users worldwide

Youtube will limit video views

YouTube is testing a new feature that could affect millions of users who rely on ad blockers to watch videos without interruptions. According to the company, this is a “small experiment globally” that aims to “create a better balance between the needs of viewers and creators.” Read: How Siemens Energy was hit by a ransomware […]

Verizon suffers a breach in its systems and warns affected users

The telecommunications company Verizon alerted an undisclosed number of users that they suffered a security breach, which led the attackers to obtain users’ credit card information, among other data. In addition to exposing these accounts to SIM swapping attacks. The company released its own statement, but some details do not match what was stated by […]

Meta finds 400 apps that steal Facebook credentials

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has released a statement showing the results of an investigation. This bulletin indicates, in detail, that 400 applications have put the credentials of almost a million users at risk, which can be found in both the Android and Apple stores. But there are more details which will be discussed […]

Google is turning on the two-factor authentication for every user

The two-factor authentication has become a new layer of security for many systems and services. Still, the most recent one to implement it as a mandatory feature is Google, enrolling about 150 million users automatically before the year ends. There are some details about this change; keep reading to find out more! Read: GriftHorse is […]