Cyber Monday represents an average 55 percent surge in daily online / mobile retail revenues, says a new study by RSA and the Ponemon Institute, and a corresponding surge in attacks drives hard losses, on average, as much as $500,000 per hour or $8,000 per minute.
One in four average mobile users store intimate photos or videos on a smartphone or tablet, but despite the obvious risks to personal privacy if a device is lost or compromised, some 70 percent of consumers are unaware of security features that allow such data to be deleted remotely, revealed a study released by AVG Technologies.
As the prices of pharmaceuticals keep rising, so does the popularity of online pharmacies.
Another day, another data breach, another password dump.
Best Buy has apparently been deactivating some of its users' accounts and notifying the owners about it via email.
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