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Ruth Barrett

Writer & PR professional

I specialise in culture, lifestyle and consumer stories. My work has been featured in Fox News, New York Post, Independent, The Telegraph, The Times, BBC News, The Guardian, Daily Mail, TES, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan & ITV News.

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Hackers selling Facebook logins on dark web

Hackers are selling Facebook logins on the dark web, according to new research. For just a few bucks, someone could have access to your social media data. And for a few hundred dollars, they could buy your entire online footprint.

New York Post
10/01/2018
Hackers selling Facebook logins on the dark web for $2

Hackers are selling Facebook logins for just $2.60 on the dark web, according to new research. The study by Money Guru found that Facebook logins can be bought for as little as £2.30, with the report coming just hours after it was revealed that an enormous data breach has left at least 50 million Facebook accounts compromised.

Mail Online
10/01/2018
Facebook logins for sale on the dark web for just $3.90 EACH

Email logins sell for as little as $2.70 each, according to experts The majority of someone's online life could be available for just $970 Best way to protect these details is by multiple verification, the report found Facebook logins are being sold on the dark web for just $3.90 each, a shocking report has revealed.

Harper's BAZAAR
05/05/2018
A third of women remove their wedding ring before a job interview

A third of women remove their wedding or engagement ring for a job interview, a new study reveals. Although it is illegal for employers to quiz candidates on their marital status or plans to start a family, many women worry that revealing too much personal information could jeopardise their chances of securing the role.

ELLE
05/08/2018
The Worrying Thing Women Do Before Job Interviews To Avoid Discrimination

We wish it wasn't, but discrimination against women in the workplace is still extremely prevalent. The thinking among some companies is: 'why employ a woman if she's only going to go off and have a kid in a year or two?' Of course, it is completely illegal to discriminate in this way, but that doesn't stop it happening.

Cosmopolitan
05/04/2018
The worrying thing women do before job interviews to avoid discrimination

We wish it wasn't, but discrimination against women in the workplace is still extremely prevalent. The thinking among some companies is: 'why employ a woman if she's only going to go off and have a kid in a year or two?' Of course, it is completely illegal to discriminate in this way, but that doesn't stop it happening.

Evening Standard
10/21/2017
New map shows London's worst borough for fly-tipping

A new map has revealed London's worst boroughs for fly-tipping as it emerged clearing the rubbish costs the UK almost £58 million a year. Shocking statistics released by the Government revealed that enforcement officers across Britain dealt with one million incidents of dumped waste in the year between August 2016 and the same month this year.

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