WARNING – New Phishing Attack That Even Most Vigilant Users Could Fall For

How do you check if a website asking for your credentials is fake or legit to log in?
By checking if the URL is correct?
By checking if the website address is not a homograph?
By checking if the site is using HTTPS?
Or using software or browser extensions that detect phishing domains?

Source: thehackernews

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Google and Facebook rack up £6.7bn in GDPR lawsuits on day one

Prominent campaigner Max Schrems says policies don’t go far enough

Google and Facebook rack up £6.7bn in GDPR lawsuits on day oneFACEBOOK AND GOOGLE have both been clobbered with potentially expensive lawsuits on the first day of GDPR compliance.

In the latest instalment of our occasional series “It’s funny because it’s happening to them”, the two giants wrestled with an angry punter and campaigning troll, who filed three suits totalling €3.9bn for Facebook and €3.7bn for Google. That’s $8.8bn or roughly £6.7bn and, let’s just emphasise this, that figure was accrued in a DAY.

The figure comes from multiple lawsuits by Austrian privacy battleaxe Max Schrems, who claims that the measures put in place to comply with GDPR (both companies have attempted to comply) are simply not good enough.

Source: theinquirer

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