TripAdvisor Resets Compromised Passwords. What Do Users Need to Do? screenshot

TripAdvisor Resets Compromised Passwords. What Do Users Need to Do?

Last week, some TripAdvisor users received an email notification related to their account security. It could very well be the perfect example of a good idea that's not very well executed. The email shows that... Read more

July 1, 2019
How to Get Your Google 2FA Backup Codes and How to Use Them screenshot

How to Get Your Google 2FA Backup Codes and How to Use Them

We've talked about Two-Factor Authentication/Verification (2FA) before. As you know you can add 2FA to your Google account for extra security. That way you'll need to enter a second code in addition to your password... Read more

July 1, 2019
How Hackers Compromised Cambridge University's Security to Spread Malware via a Firefox Zero-Day Vulnerability screenshot

How Hackers Compromised Cambridge University's Security to Spread Malware via a Firefox Zero-Day Vulnerability

What exactly is the biggest problem of modern online security? Advanced hacking tools? Badly written software applications? Vendors that don't do enough to protect users' data? You could argue that technically, all... Read more

June 28, 2019
Guide to Easily fix System Image Backup Failed in Windows 10-8-7 screenshot

Guide to Easily fix System Image Backup Failed in Windows 10-8-7

Making sure you have a ready and serviceable backup of all your data and settings is often crucial to users. Unfortunately, while Windows Image Backup may appear to be a very basic function, but is, in fact, a rather... Read more

June 28, 2019
Scammers Abuse Google Calendar to Target Gmail Users screenshot

Scammers Abuse Google Calendar to Target Gmail Users

Last month, researchers from Kaspersky saw 'multiple cases' of hackers trying to trick people into parting with their financial information. Judging by the screenshots Kaspersky published, the attack is mostly... Read more

June 27, 2019
New Netflix Scam Alert – Phishers Go After the Streaming Platform's Users in Ireland screenshot

New Netflix Scam Alert – Phishers Go After the Streaming Platform's Users in Ireland

For the last few weeks, Irish Netflix users have been targeted by cybercriminals who are eager to get their hands on other people's personal information. It's difficult to estimate how big the wave of phishing emails... Read more

June 27, 2019
How to Delete or Deactivate Your Old Twitter Account screenshot

How to Delete or Deactivate Your Old Twitter Account

Have you had enough of all the banter, arguments, and pointless flaming on Twitter? I know I did after a while. If you're like me you want to take a break from all the trolls, SJWs, incels and every other buzzword... Read more

June 27, 2019
How Were Users Affected by the Latest EatStreet Data Breach? screenshot

How Were Users Affected by the Latest EatStreet Data Breach?

The hacker that stands behind the Gnosticplayers alias has made quite a few headlines over the last four months or so, and some people may find this odd. For one, it's difficult to take a person seriously if they use... Read more

June 26, 2019
How to Password Protect Onedrive Folders and Files screenshot

How to Password Protect Onedrive Folders and Files

Adding passwords to files located on the Cloud before you share said file is really useful. It is a necessary extra step that further ensures that any files you are sharing only ever reach the person that they are... Read more

June 26, 2019
How to Delete Your Airbnb Account Permanently screenshot

How to Delete Your Airbnb Account Permanently

Airbnb‌,‌ ‌I‌n‌c‌.‌, is a US online market and hospitality service brokerage firm based in San Francisco, California. Members of AirBnB can use the marketplace to set up or offer lodging, which are mostly homestays,... Read more

June 26, 2019
Instagram Now Offers an Easy Way to Recover a Hacked Account screenshot

Instagram Now Offers an Easy Way to Recover a Hacked Account

Instagram has over a billion active users. Some of them think that it's a great way of sharing their holiday memories with their friends. Others use it as a platform for publishing photos of the salad they're about to... Read more

June 25, 2019
How to Reset or Recover Your Forgotten First National Bank Online Banking Password screenshot

How to Reset or Recover Your Forgotten First National Bank Online Banking Password

The F.N.B. Corporation is a varied financial services corporation based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It's also the holding company for its most sizable subsidiary, First National Bank. As of April 23, this year, FNB's... Read more

June 25, 2019
Malicious Android Apps Bypass 2FA and Steal Cryptocurrency Account Logins screenshot

Malicious Android Apps Bypass 2FA and Steal Cryptocurrency Account Logins

If someone asks you to illustrate the modern threat landscape with a single analogy, just say that it's a cat and mouse game. If this someone asks you to clarify, tell them about the three malicious Android... Read more

June 24, 2019
A Data Breach at Desjardins Exposes the Personal Information of 2.9 Million of Its Members screenshot

A Data Breach at Desjardins Exposes the Personal Information of 2.9 Million of Its Members

In the aftermath of a data breach, the affected organizations usually issue official statements which are supposed to give people more information on what has happened. The wording does tend to get a bit fuzzy when... Read more

June 21, 2019
How the Outdated MD5 Can Put Your Passwords at Risk screenshot

How the Outdated MD5 Can Put Your Passwords at Risk

5F4DCC3B5AA765D61D8327DEB882CF99 – for the vast majority of you, this probably looks like a random string of letters and digits. For cybercriminals going after people's personal data, however, this particular mess of... Read more

June 21, 2019
How to Spot a Fraudulent Social Security Phone Call screenshot

How to Spot a Fraudulent Social Security Phone Call

In the past, we've warned you of scammers who are trying to steal your Social Security number (SSN). When that happens your SSN could be suspended. Sometimes, the scammers will need you to confirm your number to... Read more

June 21, 2019
How to Recognize and Prevent Common LinkedIn Phishing Emails screenshot

How to Recognize and Prevent Common LinkedIn Phishing Emails

Recently, we've been getting news of new LinkedIn-related phishing attacks. According to the news, the hackers use an array of assorted schemes in order to pressure their targets into visiting web pages laced with... Read more

June 20, 2019
Instagram Accounts Can Be Hacked Using a Vicious Ray-Ban Scam screenshot

Instagram Accounts Can Be Hacked Using a Vicious Ray-Ban Scam

Have you seen advertisements posted on Instagram that offers designer sunglasses for practically nothing? Remember that if something sounds too good to be true, it is most likely a scam. The offers we are discussing... Read more

June 19, 2019
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