Spear phishing activities are becoming more sophisticated and rampant. The best defense against it is to maintain a vigilant mindset.
Stopping piggybacking all boils down to vigilance and protecting your Wi-Fi with a good VPN, antivirus software, firewall, and security patches.
Ryuk ransomware is one of the most dreaded malware to date. It encrypts or steals corporate data to extort millions of dollars from its victims. The Covid-19 crisis greatly influenced the recent rise in ransomware. The remote work response to the pandemic created huge gaps in the worlds cyber defenses. Threat actors saw these vulnerabilities as opportunities to spread large-scale ransomware attacks.
Identity theft and bank account or credit card fraud are both possible consequences of a stolen email. If you suspect that your email has been hacked, act quickly to limit the harm. Here are 9 steps to take back control of your email if you have been hacked.
Vishing is a cybercrime that’s threatening people all over the world. And it’s not expected to go away anytime soon.
Seniors, like everyone else, have special vulnerabilities in addition to the common Internet risks. They have specific characteristics that make them vulnerable online, particularly to online fraud. Isolation and lockdowns caused by the pandemic have forced seniors to embrace technology like never before. Here are 12 ways to key seniors safe online.
ATM skimming can lead you to losing all your money in your bank account. Here's how to protect yourself from it.
When your phone is lost or stolen, it is more than just a pricey handheld that is lost. Our phones keep track of our lives. If you’ve lost your phone, there are things you can do to track, locate, and recover it depending on the type of phone you have. Read this to get tips on how.
People can easily be fooled into believing they are seeing or hearing something that has no basis in truth in a culture filled with misinformation and deception. Deepfake videos have forced viewers to wonder whether or not what they are seeing or hearing in a video or audio recording is real.
Identity fraud is all over. Almost every day, we see news reports describing new techniques for crooks to steal your personal information, as well as warnings about big data breaches that expose your sensitive data to hackers on the Dark Web.
The Internet can be a treacherous place. One of the most important measures you can take while online is to use a virtual private network (VPN), whether you’re at your workplace, on the go, or at home. VPNs keep your online activities secure and private, especially on public Wi-Fi. But VPNs can do so much more.
Failing to plan is a plan to fail. The vulnerability of your small business's digital infrastructure is dramatically increased without a sound cyber security plan. Business plans help achieve desirable outcomes. You don't want to be a cyber attack victim, so build a plan.
People working from home perform most of their tasks online. They are now more exposed to cyber attacks than ever before. Cyber criminals see a great opportunity in the massive growth in working from home and the vulnerabilities of home office security.
How many passwords do you have? Did you know the average Internet user has 100 passwords. That's a lot of passwords to remember on a daily basis. How do manage all those password effectively - a password manager.
Smart devices are everywhere and rapidly becoming ubiquitous in our lives. Secure them or pay the price.
Many homeowners are just unaware of the security threats that a wireless network might provide if not adequately safeguarded by a secure Wi-Fi network. We would never leave our house's front door unlocked. So you should do the same and never leave your Wi-Fi networks unprotected since it exposes you to the same or even worse threats.
Chatbots are conversational assistants that automate repetitive chores. We like them because they assist them in completing jobs swiftly and without the need for human interaction. But an unprotected chatbot can be a security problem. Hackers can use defenseless AI chatbots to carry out nefarious activities. Read to learn more.