Sportswear retailer JD Sports has confirmed that a recent cyber-attack may have resulted in the exposure of around 10 million customers’ personal data, including names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, order details, and the last four digits of bank cards linked to online orders placed between Nov 2018 and Oct 2020.
Online scams have become so common that we are immediately suspicious whenever we see a pop-up on a website, get an email with a link to click, or a file to open. So how is it possible that so many people and organizations continue to fall for whatever cybercriminals throw their way?
Apple products have plenty of fans, many of whom are considered loyal to the brand which has been putting out well-loved products since 1976. And when it comes to iPhone, one of the many reasons for that loyalty is Apple’s “walled-garden” approach to its operating system, iOS.
There is an erroneous assumption made by many of us that cybercrime is something that occurs in the shadows, that it is anonymous, perhaps only discussed in the far reaches of the deep web. However, there is more and more evidence coming to light of cybercriminals brazenly advertising their wares.
While many of us enjoy mobile internet access through 4G/5G when out and about, connecting to free public Wi-Fi is still desirable as it saves on data usage and is generally faster.