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New GhostCtrl Virus Is Filming You Through Your Android Apps

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 11:30 am

Ever since Mark Zuckerberg told us he covers his laptop camera with a piece of tape for security reasons, the fear of malware has been real in the tech world and beyond. With cyber crimes becoming a staple of the evening news, while costing businesses…

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Google Just Uncovered a Massive Ad Fraud Network in Their App Store

By | May 30, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Google just located and removed 41 Android apps — all from a single developer — that secretly included malware in each download. The apps used infected Android phones to auto-click on ads, and the number of downloads makes this possibly the largest mobile ad…

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Everything You Need to Know About the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

By | May 15, 2017 at 11:20 am

Over the weekend, a cyber attack the likes of which the world has never seen held important data, pictures, and information hostage demanding Bitcoin ransom payments from worried users everywhere. While this kind of hack is alarming enough to make any tech enthusiast move…

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7 Tips For Safe Browsing and Protecting Your Privacy

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 11:20 am

Everyone is vulnerable on the internet in one way or the other. Everyone visits different kinds of web pages, services, and forums, which are often prone to cyber attacks. Many big leaks and hacking incidents have already happened, and it is important to learn few do…

Business

Report: “Malvertising” Went Up 132 Percent Since Last Year

By | Jan 31, 2017 at 9:15 am

Digital threat management service RiskIQ released a report just hours ago: Turns out we saw a “sharp spike” in malvertising last year. The term refers to any form of advertising delivered with a disingenuous intent, from scams to phising pages to downloadable malware. Malvertising Went…

Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Is Perfect for Company Security

By | Jul 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm

When you think of the Internet of Things, or IoT, you likely picture everything from smart homes to comprehensive entertainment systems – technology geared for consumers, not for companies. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Businesses can benefit from this technology as well….

Security

Your Favorite Browser Plugin May Be a Major Security Threat

By | Jul 6, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Browser plugins, extensions and other customizations can make your web browsing experience much more enjoyable, but they also run the risk of leaving your computer ripe for a malicious attack. Due to this, it is vital to be more aware of the pros and…

Security

3 Tips on How to Protect Yourself from Ransomware

By | Jan 10, 2016 at 6:03 pm

Ransomware is a malevolent software that locks files or a computer until they pay a specified amount of money to have them unlocked. Criminals use ransomware to hold computer files for ransom. They demand money to have your computer or file unlocked. It has…

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5 Practical Ways to Protect Your Online Business

By | Nov 5, 2015 at 10:14 am

Smart business owners are responsible. And that means making sure that all operations run smoothly, and limiting risks. Sadly, most small business owners default in these vital areas, and it’s a shame. A 2012 digital security survey by Symantec revealed that 83 percent of small businesses operated…

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5 Crucial Ways To Neutralize Cyber-Espionage

By | Sep 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

Cyber-espionage has become more and more common. Companies find that their servers have been hacked and that closely-guarded corporate secrets have been stolen more often than many people realize. But cyber-espionage goes beyond the boardroom — governments are also victims of cyber-theft. Important defense or financial information…

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Your Router is One of the Latest DDoS Attack Weapons

By | Aug 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm

If you woke up one morning to find your car had been stolen, that would be bad. If you found out your stolen car had been used to drive through the front windows of three businesses, that would be worse. And if it just…

Internet of Things

Are We Overstating the Threats from Mobile Devices?

By | May 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm

With all the benefits that are tied to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies — greater productivity, higher job satisfaction, etc. — many may still wonder why some companies don’t wish to pursue it. After all, BYOD could end up saving businesses money in…

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Stay Safe During the Last-Minute Holiday Rush: Protect Your Data When Shopping

By | Dec 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm

The holiday rush is here, but that doesn’t mean you should skimp on security. Being with your loved ones and giving gifts is a major part of this time of year. But, before giving any present, one has to buy them. Knowing this, hackers and cyber…

Business

The Biggest Security Concerns with Social Media You Need to Know About

By | Nov 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Even the most effective and useful tools can present dangers for your company. Take social media, for example. Businesses can now connect with and reach out to their customers in a manner never before imagined a couple decades ago. This open line of communication…

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This Type of Malware Is Cyber Criminals’s New Weapon

By | Apr 21, 2014 at 10:30 am

As long as the Internet and computers exist, malware will remain a threat to vulnerable PCs and devices. Most of us rely on our PCs or related devices on a daily basis, from work to leisure. Although this is good for enhancing communication and…