ICYMI: Match.com malware

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Match.com was the latest in a long list of dating websites and services to fall under the horrible gaze of cybercrims.


For our previous ICYMI which looked at The Money Shop being fined for a lack of encryption and who might have hacked Ashley Madison, click here.

Match.com users were at risk last week from a malvertising campaign targeting them.

Mark James, our resident IT security specialist, provides sage advice to potentially affected individuals, such as changing your password asap and keeping an eye out for phishing emails containing your personal info.

To make matters worse some Match.com users also became the victims of ransomware, the insidious malware which holds your personal files to ransom.

To read Mark’s full advice and what you should do in the event of infection by ransomware, please click here.


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