As we become more dependent on technology, it’s important to educate yourself, family, friends, employees and co-workers about safe use of Technology. Here’s a quick guide on everything you need to know about computer viruses – from what they are and to how to spot one, to what you should do if your device is
One of the most common tools used by cybercriminals is email. Using a simple but malicious message, an attacker can deploy malware through a file attachment or a linked page. Phishing campaigns take advantage of email to convince people to share account credentials or other sensitive data, which the attackers use themselves or sell to
Hackers may be using malware that can survive Windows OS reinstalls to spy on computers.
If you’re reading this, you’ve either already become the victim of a ransomware attack or you’re interested in finding out what your options are should it happen to you. So, in this article we’re going to discuss what a ransomware attack does and how best to react to one. What does a ransomware attack look
During a security presentation at Apple’s Worldwide Developers’ Conference, the company revealed the deadline for all apps in its App Store to switch on an important security feature called App Transport Security — January 1, 2017. “Today, I’m proud to say that at the end of 2016, App Transport Security is becoming a requirement for
Yahoo admitted today that some of its employees were aware of the theft of 500 million users’ data as early as 2014 — years before Yahoo publicly acknowledged the hack. The hack, which Yahoo has attributed to an unnamed “state-sponsored actor,” occurred in late 2014, and according to today’s filing with the Securities and Exchange
William Watterson via @thenextweb In the past I’ve tried to emulate Mark Zuckerberg. Become a billionaire, celebrity, philanthropist, wear a sweatshirt or t-shirt everyday, drop out of college and don’t have to go to class anymore, what’s not to like? Sadly, for the most part, it hasn’t worked out so well for me. For example,
Hackers used internet-connected home devices, such as CCTV cameras and printers, to attack popular websites on Friday, security analysts say. Twitter, Spotify, and Reddit were among the sites taken offline on Friday. Each uses a company called Dyn, which was the target of the attack, to direct users to its website. Security analysts now believe