Alarming News: Businesses Hit With $1.8 Billion From Cyber Attacks, Cost of Cybercrime per Incident Rises Six-Fold screenshot

Alarming News: Businesses Hit With $1.8 Billion From Cyber Attacks, Cost of Cybercrime per Incident Rises Six-Fold

The average cost of cybercrime has risen to $57,000 per incident over the past 12 months, a nearly six-fold increase over the last year's $10,000. This data was reported in the fourth annual international Read more

July 24, 2020
Wattpad Sends an Email Disclosing That Users' Passwords and Other Data Have Been Breached screenshot

Wattpad Sends an Email Disclosing That Users' Passwords and Other Data Have Been Breached

In early-July, researchers from a threat intelligence company called Cyble noticed that a cybercriminal was selling a large database that was allegedly full of the personal information of Wattpad users. The ad was... Read more

July 24, 2020
How to Reset Your PayPal Password If You've Forgotten It screenshot

How to Reset Your PayPal Password If You've Forgotten It

Like every other financial account and services you use, you need to ensure that your PayPal account with a strong, secure password. An effective password should have eight characters at a minimum. Also, the more... Read more

July 24, 2020
How Clearing Browsing Data and Cookies Periodically Can Enhance Your Virtual Security screenshot

How Clearing Browsing Data and Cookies Periodically Can Enhance Your Virtual Security

Are you still wondering whether web cookies are bad or good things? The truth is that there is no straightforward answer. Cookies store browsing data that can be both personal and anonymous. Such data can be used to... Read more

July 23, 2020
What to Do If Your Phone Number Is One of the 309 Million Numbers That Were Leaked by Facebook? screenshot

What to Do If Your Phone Number Is One of the 309 Million Numbers That Were Leaked by Facebook?

If you use Facebook, it is likely that you have used your personal phone number to verify yourself or to provide your Facebook friends with a way to contact you. You can add the number to the About section on your... Read more

July 23, 2020
If You Thought That Sextortion Was Not a Big Deal, Know That Schemers Are Making $100,000 a Month screenshot

If You Thought That Sextortion Was Not a Big Deal, Know That Schemers Are Making $100,000 a Month

Sextortion scam emails are extremely unpleasant and intimidating. Usually, scammers claim to have a video of a user watching pornographic content and threaten to send it to his family and friends. Cybercriminals might... Read more

July 23, 2020
Ignore Emails Claiming That Your Password Has Expired screenshot

Ignore Emails Claiming That Your Password Has Expired

You probably know by now that you need to renew your passwords regularly to minimize the potential of a data breach. Even if this knowledge is genuinely vague, it still must be somewhere at the back of your head.... Read more

July 23, 2020
What to Do to Regain Access to Your Linksys Account After a Hack screenshot

What to Do to Regain Access to Your Linksys Account After a Hack

When a vendor takes up a big part of a certain market, that vendor taking a hit eventually impacts millions. Just a few months ago, the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi app was hacked, and it resulted in multiple account locks.... Read more

July 23, 2020
A GEDmatch Data Breach Led to a MyHeritage Phishing Scam screenshot

A GEDmatch Data Breach Led to a MyHeritage Phishing Scam

At the time of writing, if you try to visit the website of GEDmatch, an online platform for comparing DNA profiles, you'll see a terse message that says 'The gedmatch site is down for maintenance - Currently No ETA.'... Read more

July 23, 2020
Staff and Students at the University of York Face a Data Breach That Leaked Many Personal Details screenshot

Staff and Students at the University of York Face a Data Breach That Leaked Many Personal Details

On Tuesday, The University of York posted a notification on its website with which it informed staff, students, and alumni that their data may have been breached. The incident happened in May, and it involved personal... Read more

July 23, 2020
How to Enforce Strong Passwords on WooCommerce Stores screenshot

How to Enforce Strong Passwords on WooCommerce Stores

Ensuring that your eCommerce store is secure is mandatory. It's not just an important source of income for your business, but it also has sensitive client data, like billing details and payment card numbers. Secure... Read more

July 22, 2020
The Linux Foundation in Collaboration With Authorities to Battle COVID-19 screenshot

The Linux Foundation in Collaboration With Authorities to Battle COVID-19

The Linux Foundation launches a COVID-19 project in the hopes it will help authorities to make apps with Apple's API. Apps, which can get used primarily for contact-tracing, but can also get used for Coronavirus... Read more

July 22, 2020
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