Internet Security

Sign with logo at the headquarters of car-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco, California, with red vehicle visible in the background parked on Market Street, October 13, 2017. SoMa is known for having one of the highest concentrations of technology companies and startups of any region worldwide. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)

Uber Paid Hackers $100,000 To Keep A Massive Data Breach Quiet

Uber confirmed Tuesday that it paid hackers $100,000 to keep quiet after an October 2016 attack led to the disclosure of 57 million customers' personal data, Bloomberg first reported. The breach inclu...
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4 Top Security Trends Every Internet User Needs To Know

For Rita, the internet is her life. Her work involves being online all day. She does most of her bill payments and purchases, from groceries to clothing, online. As she lives a highly traceable life on the internet, she expects a high level of security from the software on her devices. However, she reads news about security breaches all the time. So what are the security trends that she, and the organisations and businesses she frequents online, need to be aware of?