FinSpy Malware Can Intercept Messages on FB Messenger, Skype, Signal, and Other Platforms screenshot

FinSpy Malware Can Intercept Messages on FB Messenger, Skype, Signal, and Other Platforms

The homepage of a German company called Gamma Group claims that it provides 'turnkey telecommunications solutions, expertise, and consultancy'. But is this really all there is to it? Well, have a look at an archived...

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July 12, 2019
How to Update Google Privacy Settings to Maximize Your Privacy screenshot

How to Update Google Privacy Settings to Maximize Your Privacy

Google has been doing its best to increase our privacy nowadays. Despite the giant company's oft-criticized pattern of using your private data to bombard you with ads, they deem relevant Google is at least upfront...

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July 12, 2019
What Is Security Awareness Training and Should You Apply It in Your Workspace? screenshot

What Is Security Awareness Training and Should You Apply It in Your Workspace?

Research reports suggest that as much as 90% of all data breaches are in one way or another connected to human error. It's difficult to say how accurate this estimation is, but, having covered quite a few...

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July 11, 2019
Watch out for the Anubis Banking Malware That Can Put Your Virtual Privacy at Risk screenshot

Watch out for the Anubis Banking Malware That Can Put Your Virtual Privacy at Risk

If you ever find yourself wondering how large a large-scale cybercrime operation can be, you could do worse than take a look at the Anubis Android malware. The trojan has been around for at least five years now, but...

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July 10, 2019
How to Delete or Close an Amazon Account screenshot

How to Delete or Close an Amazon Account

There are many potential reasons why a user may decide that they want to permanently delete their Amazon account – or as Amazon puts it – "Close" their account. Since Amazon does not provide services to the entirety...

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July 10, 2019
There's Proof That Hackers Could 'Hear' the Passwords You Enter on Your Phone screenshot

There's Proof That Hackers Could 'Hear' the Passwords You Enter on Your Phone

There are a number of ways to compromise a password. If a service provider doesn't store it correctly, hackers can steal it. They can also trick users into giving away their login data, and because people's password...

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July 10, 2019
How to Enable Encryption Settings on Router to Secure Your WI-Fi screenshot

How to Enable Encryption Settings on Router to Secure Your WI-Fi

Spying is an ever-growing concern in the online world, especially if we're talking about the security of our home Wi-Fi networks. We all know someone who leeches off their neighbor's Wi-Fi, and if your password is...

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July 10, 2019
Hackers Put a Backdoor in a Ruby Password Strength Checking Library screenshot

Hackers Put a Backdoor in a Ruby Password Strength Checking Library

Password strength meters were created for all the best reasons. Their idea is to alert people to the danger of weak passwords and to encourage them to better protect their data. Unfortunately, they are not perfect. In...

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July 9, 2019
A Badly Designed Payment App Causes $500 Thousand in Damages for Japanese 7-Eleven Customers screenshot

A Badly Designed Payment App Causes $500 Thousand in Damages for Japanese 7-Eleven Customers

As we all know, Japan is often among the first countries to embrace a new piece of technology and to implement it in people's everyday lives. In light of all this, many of you will probably be surprised to learn that...

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July 9, 2019
New Study Finds That Passwords Can Impact Your Mental Health screenshot

New Study Finds That Passwords Can Impact Your Mental Health

According to Todd McKinnon, the CEO of identity management solutions provider Okta, 'passwords have failed us as an authentication factor'. His company recently published its 'Passwordless Future' report, which tries...

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July 9, 2019
The Maker of a Gay Dating App Gets Fined After Leaking Private Photos screenshot

The Maker of a Gay Dating App Gets Fined After Leaking Private Photos

Should software developers and online service providers be held accountable when they fail to protect users' data? Of course they should. Is this happening in the real world? Well, Online Buddies, Inc. the maker of...

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July 9, 2019
Will All of Your Security Woes Disappear After Switching from Passwords to Biometrics? No, They Won't screenshot

Will All of Your Security Woes Disappear After Switching from Passwords to Biometrics? No, They Won't

In 2004, almost exactly 15 years ago, IBM launched the ThinkPad T42 – the tech giant's first laptop with a built-in fingerprint reader. Big Blue officials expressed their confidence that their biometric system will...

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July 9, 2019
How to Change Privacy Settings on Instagram for Maximum Privacy screenshot

How to Change Privacy Settings on Instagram for Maximum Privacy

Decided that you want to make your Instagram account private? That's smart, especially in this day and age. Not everyone should be allowed to see your content, after all. There's really no reason not to considering...

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July 9, 2019
A Chinese IoT Company Exposes More Than 2 Billion Records in an Insecure Database screenshot

A Chinese IoT Company Exposes More Than 2 Billion Records in an Insecure Database

Several months ago, VPN review website vpnMentor gathered together a group of security researchers and organized a web-mapping project. The team is headed by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, and their task is to scan blocks...

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July 8, 2019
Muraena and NecroBrowser Prove That Automated Phishing Attacks Can Bypass Two-Factor Authentication screenshot

Muraena and NecroBrowser Prove That Automated Phishing Attacks Can Bypass Two-Factor Authentication

Our infinite dependence on passwords is one of the reasons researchers are looking for new methods to ensure cybersecurity. Multi-factor authentication or two-factor authentication is one of those security features...

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July 8, 2019
Here's What You can do if you are Unable to Update the Password on Windows screenshot

Here's What You can do if you are Unable to Update the Password on Windows

Making sure that sensitive information on your PC is safe is paramount these days – and let's be honest, who doesn't have something or other that's not meant to be public knowledge on their PC nowadays? Whether it's...

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July 8, 2019
How to Remove or Deactivate Unwanted Devices From Your Netflix Account screenshot

How to Remove or Deactivate Unwanted Devices From Your Netflix Account

Pretty much everyone has a Netflix account these days. With such a rich catalog of both classic movies and tv shows as wells original productions, Netflix has redefined the streaming service. There's always something...

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July 8, 2019
What Is Patch Tuesday and Why Do You Need to Install Security Updates Right Away? screenshot

What Is Patch Tuesday and Why Do You Need to Install Security Updates Right Away?

Some users see the installment of security updates as a nuisance or waste of their time. However, even though it might interrupt your activities for a bit, it is crucial to get the latest security updates as fast as...

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July 6, 2019
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