Friday December 13, 2019

Why is security terrible when we’re getting more reliant on digital services?

We are all vulnerable online, no matter what we do, writes Jane Ruffino

17th April, 2016
Be careful on the internet as the security can be lacking Pic: iStock

How vulnerable are you online? Last year, Oliver Smith, reporter for business and innovation site the Memo, volunteered to take part in a real-life cyber attack. A security consultancy had three weeks to target him and take over as much of his life as they could. After two weeks without any sign of attack, Smith received a Google Docs link that looked like it came from someone he knew from Twitter. When he clicked it,...

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