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Tech-literate millennials are the biggest victims of bank scams

Millennials are falling victim to scams involving handing money to fraudsters more than any other age group, according to Lloyds Bank.

New data shows that victims aged 18 to 34 are losing £2,630 on average to the fraud, which typically involve scammers impersonating banking staff, the police or HM Revenues and Customs.


Google admits storing G Suite user passwords in plain text for 14 years

The Alphabet subsidiary is the latest tech giant to be caught neglecting basic data protection standards An unknown number of Google passwords belonging to the company’s enterprise customers have been stored in plain text for 14 years, the tech giant has admitted. Passwords are usually scrambled in an unreadable format known as hashing, but some… Read More


19% of the most popular Docker containers have no root password

Containers from the UK government, HashiCorp, Microsoft, Monsanto and Mesosphere are potentially affected 19.4 percent of the Docker store’s top 1000 containers have no root password, potentially exposing users’ systems to attacks under certain conditions. Last week, a similar flaw was found impacting the official Alpine Linux Docker image, when Talos researchers discovered that all… Read More


Securing cloud-native apps with GitLab

At Cloud Expo Europe 2019, Techerati spoke to GitLab’s senior product marketing manager, John Jeremiah, about the steps that need to be taken to secure cloud-native applications Cloud-native applications turn the cloud into a force for creating business value by creating applications with the cloud specifically in mind. They improve the speed and efficiency of… Read More


Rubrik reportedly leaks massive customer database

A server security lapse exposed a huge database of customer information belonging to Rubrik, an IT security and cloud data management giant, TechCrunch reports The server was discovered by security researcher Oliver Hough, who found it was not password protected – essentially allowing anyone to rummage around inside if they knew where the server was located…. Read More



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