Security

Cybersecurity Study Says Getting Hacked Is More Common Than Ever

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

Between global headlines and personal identity theft, hackers have become one of the biggest problems facing the world today. Sure, cybersecurity technology has been getting better, but it still can’t account for the billions of people online, the millions of hackers …

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3 Steps to Avoiding Phishing Scams on Cyber Monday

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

Two out of every five U.S. consumers have fallen victim to an online phishing attack. Does that sound high? It’s probably because 91 percent of them are aware that fake websites or emails can be designed to trick them into thinking they’re the real…

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15 Cyber Crime Movies That Will Help You Hack the Mainframe

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The entertainment industry has always been a step ahead of the tech world. No, it’s not because movie directors and screenplay writers are smarter than tech founders and startup entrepreneurs. It’s because film makers aren’t burdened by reality. They can …

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How to Securely Manage Passwords for Multiple Logins

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The average person has 27 discreet online logins, and most of us reuse the same password over and over which can jeopardizing security. In order to keep your passwords secure, they should be 16 characters long and contain upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols….

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Seattle

Survey: 60 Percent of U.S. Consumers Wouldn’t Let Amazon Key Into Their Homes

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Privacy concerns are a huge aspect of modern life: We’re all connected to Facebook, Messenger, Instagram or tbh — and that’s just the social networks owned by Facebook. Google and Amazon also have near-omnipotent knowledge of our internet search histories or our …

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How VPNs Can Help Startups Improve Cybersecurity

By | Oct 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

It cannot be denied that there is a fast growth of internet access all over the world. By checking current numbers showed by InternetLiveStats.com, you will spot the live users stat at nearly 3.7 million. While it’s good to know that a lot of…

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Trick or Treat? Beware the 10 Spookiest Cyberattacks!

By | Oct 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

While most people are opening doors to cute ghouls in costume this season, for many business owners/security professionals, the ghost in the machine is an online attack, and that’s scary business. We take a look at the top 10 scariest cyberattacks that have kept…

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How to Secure Your Online Activity Through a VPN

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

Internet privacy is something that’s on a lot of people’s minds these days, as they are rightly concerned about how to protect themselves and their data while browsing the web. There are plenty of VPNs on the market, but not all security solutions are…

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How Wearables Could Read Your Body Vibrations as a Security Measure

By | Oct 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

I’ve chatted with plenty of security experts in my role as a senior writer here at TechCo, and they all agree on one thing: Security concerns won’t be going away in the future. More than one expert has drawn a comparison to an arms race,…

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7 Most Important Features of Cloud Storage for Small Businesses

By | Sep 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

With 87 percent of computing services projected to be handled by cloud-based services by 2019, startups and large businesses are scrambling to get their digital ducks in a row. Granted, the speed of change has notably skyrocketed in recent years, but that’s no excuse…

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Interview: How Paper Invoices Could Be the Weak Link in Your Security

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm

When any small business owner comes across news of an internet security breach at a major organization (which seems to be every week lately), one thought likely flits across their mind: Is my business secure? After all, the CEO of Equifax abruptly resigned today …

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A Cyberattack on Accounting Firm Deloitte Reveals Clients’ Emails

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Earlier this month we released a list rounding up the major internet security breaches of 2017, from WannaCry to HBO’s 1.5 terabyte leak to the Petya ransomware attacks. And of course we’ve already had another cyberattack since then. Read all about it here, after …

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Watch This “Hacker” Pickpocket a Bitcoin Wallet in Less Than 3 Minutes

By | Sep 18, 2017 at 11:30 am

Identity theft always feels like someone else’s problem until it happens to you. Offline backups, firewalls, and anti-virus software hardly feel necessary until you’re the one on the phone with your bank trying to explain that it wasn’t you that bought $150 …

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Study: Most IT Professionals Are Really Worried About the Cloud

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 11:30 am

Cybersecurity has become global news at this point in the game. With cyber attacks making headlines, hacks hitting corporations, and individuals being forced to hand over Bitcoin for their cherished personal photos and information, it’s no wonder consumers have begun …

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What Would You Give Up to Never Get Hacked Again?

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 11:30 am

After 143 million consumers’ personal information was compromised in the Equifax hack, individuals and large companies alike are worried that hackers have free reign over the digital world. After all, it seems like every other week there’s a new headline describing …

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How Crowdsourcing Can Help Fight Against Cyber Threats

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe coined the phrase, “precaution is better than cure,” and nowhere is that more true than in cybersecurity. Discovering weaknesses and loopholes before hackers can save you from devastating data breaches, data theft, loss of money and also …

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7 Recent Hacks That Have Consumers Freaked Out

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Every week, a new “largest hack ever” hits the headlines and strikes fear into everyday consumers.  From ransomware attacks to data breaches, these hacks have put more personal information at risk than the biggest blabber mouths of the business world put together. …