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One of the world’s most famous hotels targeted by scammers

Scammers have gone after customers of one of the world's most famous hotels

Hackers are trying to sell a haul of more than 73 million user records

Affected online services include dating app Zoosk and printing service Chatbooks

‘A staggering problem’: Working from home could lead to massive data leaks

Everyone suddenly working from home has created a cybersecurity nightmare

Jeff Bezos’ phone allegedly hacked by Saudi crown prince’s WhatsApp message

New evidence suggests that data from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ phone was hacked in 2018 by Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

Hackers demand $6M from largest retail currency dealer in ransomware attack

Travelex, the world's largest retail currency dealer, has been targeted in a ransomware attack, with hackers reportedly demanding a payment of $6 million.

Cyberattack forces 38,000 students to stand in line for new passwords

It’s an email password reset like no other. A university in Germany is handing out new ones printed on pieces of paper to its 38,000 students after its servers were hit by hackers.

T-Mobile hack may have affected around a million customers

For the second time in just over a year, hackers have targeted T-Mobile servers, this time making off with customer details linked to around a million accounts.

Iranian hackers targeted 2020 U.S. presidential candidates, Microsoft says

Microsoft is sounding the warning bells again in light of recent cyberattacks against current and former U.S. government officials.

Massive Words with Friends hack exposes 218 million account login details

A hacker has claimed responsibility for hacking the Zynga mobile game Words With Friends, saying more than 218 million accounts have been stolen.

British Airways hit with a massive fine for 2018 data breach

British Airways has been hit with a whopping $230 million fine for a security breach in 2018 that saw hackers steal personal data belonging to around 500,000 of the airline's customers.

Mobile payment app shut down after hackers nab $500,000 from customers

A mobile payment system launchd by 7-Eleven in Japan has been forced to shut down just days after launch after it was targeted by hackers. The company said 900 customers were affected in transactions totaling more than $500,000.

Radiohead releases 18 hours of material to scupper hacker’s ransom demand

A hacker who stole 18 hours' worth of unreleased Radiohead recordings was reportedly demanding $150,000 in exchange for its return. But instead of paying up, frontman Thom York and the other band members had a better idea.

Flipboard hack prompts password reset for millions of users

Flipboard says it's been hit by hackers, resulting in the theft of personal data belonging to some of its 145 million users. As a precautionary measure, the company is prompting its community to create new passwords.The post Flipboard hack prompts password reset for millions of users appeared first on Digital Trends.

Marriott wants guests’ data so it can tell them if their data was stolen

Marriott has created an online form to help you find out if your data was stolen in the massive Starwood hack that came to light toward the end of 2018. But take note, it requires you to submit a bunch of personal details.The post Marriott wants guests’ data so it can tell them if their data was stolen appeared first on Digital Trends.

500px: Almost 15 million users caught up in security breach

Almost 15 million members of portfolio website 500px have been caught up in a security breach. The hack occurred in 2018 but was only discovered last week. Users are being told to change their 500px password as soon as possible.The post 500px: Almost 15 million users caught up in security breach appeared first on Digital Trends.

A flaw in e-ticket systems could mean a hacker can print your boarding pass

The vulnerability was discovered in December and involves unsecured check-in emails that can put the personal information of passengers at risk or even allow a hacker to print boarding passes.The post A flaw in e-ticket systems could mean a hacker can print your boarding pass appeared first on Digital Trends.

Time to change your password again after Dell announces attempted hack

Dell said on Wednesday that it recently spotted an attempt by hackers to steal customer data. The cybercriminals are believed to have gone after personal data, though credit card information is thought to be safe.The post Time to change your password again after Dell announces attempted hack appeared first on Digital Trends.

Nearly 700,000 websites are hacked in bid to steal cryptocurrency

In the latest cryptocurrency hack, up to 700,000 websites were targetted in a breach which primarily aimed to steal virtual currencies through a malicious script on websites running Statcounter code. The post Nearly 700,000 websites are hacked in bid to steal cryptocurrency appeared first on Digital Trends.

Hackers target major airline in data breach affecting nearly 10M customers

A major international airline has been targeted by hackers, with personal data belonging to nearly 10 million of its customers stolen. Cathay Pacific, which operates out of Hong Kong, says it's now contacting those affected.The post Hackers target major airline in data breach affecting nearly 10M customers appeared first on Digital Trends.

Personal info of 30,000-plus Pentagon employees compromised in contractor breach

The Pentagon is facing another security problem after it was discovered that a contractor was responsible for a leak of data that affected more than 30,000 Pentagon employees, both civilian and military.The post Personal info of 30,000-plus Pentagon employees compromised in contractor breach appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Four ways to choose the best web design agency for you

You probably know someone who is a web designer. If you do a simple search for web design London, you’re likely to get hit by numerous results for many design firms, online specialists, and even app developers. The most confusing thing is that all these agencies will tout their services as the best, but you must put your hard-earned resources at work with the best agency.If you don’t get it right the first time, you will not only pay top dollar for poor services, but you may also end up with a website that will not meet your needs or that of your business. If you want to save yourself all this hassle, all you need to do is follow the simple tips we provide below to get you the best web design agency that’ll fulfill your requirements and meet your needs.Experience and ExpertiseBefore you contract an agency to design your agency, you must ask for proof of their relevant experience. Even if you can only contact them online, ask them to point you in the direction of recent similar work. Once they do, you will be able to go through their work and check whether they will be suitable for you and deliver high-quality work. The only exception to the rule when it comes to a potential agency offering work samples is if your project is unique.Your BudgetBefore you speak to a potential agency, you should have an idea of what a comfortable budget looks like to you. Just because you want excellent services doesn’t mean that you should pay the highest quote. To make the most of your budget and have a clear picture of what you should pay for web design services, consider how long your project will take.Once you have an idea of the number of hours, consider how long your project will take. Once you know the number of hours your project may take, you can multiply this by regular industry hourly rates. This will give you a general idea of how much you should spend on your project.TechnologyDifferent web design services are specialists in specific technologies. For instance, some are experts at frameworks or programming languages and have loads of experience working on them. When choosing such agencies, you want to ensure that the technology they offer you is scalable and portable.This will ensure that if there are any future changes, then you can do them quickly. When it comes to scalability, the technology you choose must grow with your site as you get more traffic and introduce new customers.Reviews From Past CustomersBefore choosing a web design agency, you must consider what previous clients had to say about them. If the agency has nothing to hide about their work, they will have no problem introducing you to their past clients. It is also essential that you use their website and search for any comments or reviews that their clients have made. You have to make sure that you put your project into the hands of people that you can trust. Whatever your agency promises you, they should be able to deliver.EDITOR NOTE: This is a promoted post and should not be viewed as an editorial endorsement.

Verizon streamlines data plans for connected devices

Verizon has offered up new Unlimited data plans for connected devices such as smartwatches, laptops, tablets, and mobile hotspots.With the introduction of a new $30 monthly plan, Verizon now offers three different Unlimited options for its subscribers. Select plans will include access to 5G Ultra Wideband.Here’s a quick breakdown of how things look as of today.$10 UnlimitedSmartwatches: Unlimited 4G LTE with 15GB premium data and unlimited talk/text.$20 UnlimitedTablets: Unlimited 4G LTE plus 15GB premium data, unlimited mobile hotspot with 15GB 4G LTEJetpacks, MiFis, Hotspots: Unlimited mobile hotspot with 15GB 4G LTE$30 Unlimited PlusTablets: Unlimited 5G Ultra Wideband, unlimited 4G LTE with 30GB premium data, and 30GB of 4G LTEJetpacks, MiFis, Hotspots: Unlimited 5G Ultra Wideband, unlimited mobile hotspot with 30GB 4G LTEThe aforementioned prices are per month with an existing phone on an Unlimited plan. Customers who sign up for a Do More or Get More plan get a 50% discount on the three connected device plans.The rate plans are in effect as of September 17.

Apple Watch Series 6 Reviews Roundup: Brighter and Faster, Blood Oxygen Measuring Requires Precise Fit

First impressions of the Apple Watch Series 6 have now been shared by select media outlets and YouTubers, providing a

Xiaomi Poco X3 review: The right compromises

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