Apple Started Asking to Enter Mac Passwords with Login, and That Is Great News screenshot

Apple Started Asking to Enter Mac Passwords with Login, and That Is Great News

Have you ever received an odd prompt from Apple when you tried to sync your new iPhone with your iCloud? Did that prompt ask you to enter your Mac password on iPhone without any decent explanation? In fact, did it ask... Read more

December 9, 2019
Students of an Ivy League University Are Bombarded with Fake Job Offers via Phishing Emails screenshot

Students of an Ivy League University Are Bombarded with Fake Job Offers via Phishing Emails

Are you a Dartmouth student? Are you ready to start a career linked to your degree? If you are, you need to look out for phishing emails that might offer high-paying jobs. It is possible that the schemers behind these... Read more

December 6, 2019
A Newly Uncovered WhatsApp Bug Proves That GIFs Are Not So Innocent screenshot

A Newly Uncovered WhatsApp Bug Proves That GIFs Are Not So Innocent

How do you like GIFs? If you’re online every single day, you probably cannot imagine your social media or even your text messaging without them. Maybe you use them as memes. Maybe you attach one to your currency... Read more

December 6, 2019
Is Your Computer One of the 500,000 That Send out 30,000 Sextortion Emails Every Hour? screenshot

Is Your Computer One of the 500,000 That Send out 30,000 Sextortion Emails Every Hour?

You might have received an email claiming that someone has recorded video footage or captured images that, allegedly, can compromise your reputation. This email should state that hackers were able to spy on you via... Read more

December 6, 2019
5 Security Tips That Will Help You Protect Your IoT Devices screenshot

5 Security Tips That Will Help You Protect Your IoT Devices

There’s a dark side to anything popular. Anything that grows eventually has to face a number of threats trying to bring it down or exploit it. It seems that the Internet of Things is becoming the next best thing in... Read more

December 6, 2019
Attention: Schemers Use the Accounts of Your LinkedIn Contacts to Send You Phishing Messages screenshot

Attention: Schemers Use the Accounts of Your LinkedIn Contacts to Send You Phishing Messages

You probably already know that you should never interact with messages that come from unknown senders, but what do you do when someone from your contacts sends you a link or a file and asks to view it? If you want to... Read more

December 6, 2019
A New Scam Is Targeting Venmo Users via SMS Messages screenshot

A New Scam Is Targeting Venmo Users via SMS Messages

With every new security issue that makes the headlines, we ought to update our cybersecurity knowledge. The latest Venmo SMS scam should probably make us pay more attention to what kind of text messages we receive.... Read more

December 6, 2019
Thanks to StrandHogg, Malware Can Create Fake Login Screens to Steal Your Passwords screenshot

Thanks to StrandHogg, Malware Can Create Fake Login Screens to Steal Your Passwords

On Monday, researchers from a Norwegian mobile security company called Promon publicly disclosed a serious vulnerability in the Android operating system. It's rather aptly named after StrandHogg – the Viking tactic of... Read more

December 5, 2019
How to Delete Your Telegram Account Forever screenshot

How to Delete Your Telegram Account Forever

Telegram is a messaging app advertised for its security and end-to-end encryption. While it seems to offer a useful service and has a dedicated and loyal user base, there is more than one possible reason for a user to... Read more

December 5, 2019
How to Backup Safari Bookmarks and Passwords screenshot

How to Backup Safari Bookmarks and Passwords

Do you use Apple Safari to browse the internet on your work station, your home computer, or your iPhone? If you do, you may wish to ensure that you have a way to back up your bookmarks and saved passwords in case... Read more

December 5, 2019
Hackers Breach Mixcloud and Sell Users' Data Online screenshot

Hackers Breach Mixcloud and Sell Users' Data Online

After they breach an online service or a website, hackers usually try to monetize the data they've stolen by selling it either on the dark web or on one of the many hacking forums that are indexed by Google and are... Read more

December 3, 2019
Millions of SMS Messages – Some of Which Contained Login and Authentication Codes – Have Been Exposed screenshot

Millions of SMS Messages – Some of Which Contained Login and Authentication Codes – Have Been Exposed

We have talked in the past about how using text messages as a means of transferring sensitive information is not a very good idea. The technology behind SMS messages is simply too old, and the increasing popularity of... Read more

December 3, 2019
How to Create a Local Account on Windows 10 screenshot

How to Create a Local Account on Windows 10

In my previous article, I discussed how to reset your Windows 10 account through a local account, and it occurred to me that some of you might not have a local account or know how to create one. So let's discuss that.... Read more

December 3, 2019
How to Reset Windows 10 Password Local Account Password If You Forgot screenshot

How to Reset Windows 10 Password Local Account Password If You Forgot

Windows 10 is a fantastic OS, easily the most advanced Windows operating system ever created. More than half of all PCs currently run Windows 10, according to Microsoft. Upgrading to Windows 10 is a smart and safe... Read more

December 3, 2019
Beware of the 'Update Your Membership with us' Netflix Scam screenshot

Beware of the 'Update Your Membership with us' Netflix Scam

On Tuesday, researchers from the Australian email security company MailGuard noticed that quite a few users were receiving some interesting messages from what looked like Netflix. The name of the world's most popular... Read more

December 2, 2019
Do Not Become a Victim of a Gift Card Scam This Holiday Season screenshot

Do Not Become a Victim of a Gift Card Scam This Holiday Season

What do you want for Christmas? A new bike, a good book, or, perhaps, a day at a fancy spa? Whatever it is, the chances are that there is a gift card for it. People often feel uncomfortable giving gift cards as gifts... Read more

December 2, 2019
How to Sign out Your Google Account on all Devices screenshot

How to Sign out Your Google Account on all Devices

One of the biggest perks of a Google account is that it allows its user access to a massive variety of different and useful functions, all wrapped up in one helpful package. The user-friendliness and intuitive... Read more

December 2, 2019
80% of All E-Commerce Apps Leak Customers' Data, and You Are Not Safe screenshot

80% of All E-Commerce Apps Leak Customers' Data, and You Are Not Safe

It's time for our daily dose of statistics dedicated to the truly horrifying state of modern-day cybersecurity. This time, they come from mobile security company NowSecure, and they're related to how certain Android... Read more

December 2, 2019
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