Your D-Link and Comba Wireless Modems Could Be Leaking Your Passwords. Here's What You Can Do. screenshot

Your D-Link and Comba Wireless Modems Could Be Leaking Your Passwords. Here's What You Can Do.

Take a look at the comments under articles dedicated to vulnerabilities, and you'll see that every now and again, people tend to get annoyed by the amount of attention some security holes receive. Indeed, in many... Read more

September 16, 2019
How to Protect Ourselves from DDoS Attacks on Mobile Apps screenshot

How to Protect Ourselves from DDoS Attacks on Mobile Apps

What is a DDoS attack? DDoS is short for Distributed Denial of Service attack. It is a style of cyber-attack in which a large group of devices or computers are injected with malware. This malware acts as a network of... Read more

September 16, 2019
Want to Survive Ransomware - Here's How to Protect Your PC screenshot

Want to Survive Ransomware - Here's How to Protect Your PC

IT security experts have argued that “ransomware is everything bad about humanity distilled into malware—maliciousness, greed, and casual incompetence”. It’s not difficult to see why some of them could hold that... Read more

September 13, 2019
Schemers Hide Behind SharePoint to Expose Victims to Phishing Scams screenshot

Schemers Hide Behind SharePoint to Expose Victims to Phishing Scams

We've often said on these pages that in technical terms, phishing is the simplest form of cybercrime. Even so, pulling off a successful phishing attack still requires some preparation, especially if the crooks are... Read more

September 13, 2019
How to Customize Your Amazon Alexa Settings for Privacy screenshot

How to Customize Your Amazon Alexa Settings for Privacy

In this article, I will outline 8 easy-to-update settings, which will customize Amazon Alexa to make her easier to work with. Each of these updates will take no more than a 1 minute to do. Enable Brief Mode Most... Read more

September 13, 2019
Hitachi Wants to Replace Passwords with Hand Gestures screenshot

Hitachi Wants to Replace Passwords with Hand Gestures

We all know that the traditional username-and-password authentication system is riddled with faults, and biometrics seems like the most obvious alternative. Unlike passwords, fingerprints and facial features are... Read more

September 12, 2019
Do Not Download These Remote Apps or Your Paytm Account and Bank Account Details May Get Leaked screenshot

Do Not Download These Remote Apps or Your Paytm Account and Bank Account Details May Get Leaked

Paytm account owners have been warned about a new threat. The company has asked its account holders to be careful, especially if they're updating their KYC (Know Your Customer). As you can imagine this news is of... Read more

September 12, 2019
Privacy of 50,000 'Get' Users Compromised Amidst a Data Breach screenshot

Privacy of 50,000 'Get' Users Compromised Amidst a Data Breach

In May 2017, a ticketing platform by the name of Qnect made the news for all the wrong reasons. Qnect's userbase was mostly comprised of Australian students who suddenly started receiving some strange unsolicited... Read more

September 11, 2019
24 Google Play Apps Found to Distribute the Joker Malware screenshot

24 Google Play Apps Found to Distribute the Joker Malware

According to Google Play, the malicious apps that were designed to infect unsuspecting Android users with the new Joker malware were downloaded a total of 472,000 times. The number does seem relatively high, but we... Read more

September 11, 2019
Millennial Money - How to Outsmart Smartphone Scammers screenshot

Millennial Money - How to Outsmart Smartphone Scammers

With online banking and payment being an integral part of the regular smart device owner’s experience nowadays, it is no wonder that cyber-criminals are now actively targeting mobile devices as a matter of course. As... Read more

September 11, 2019
The Customers of Foxit Software Are Warned About a Data Breach That Exposed Passwords screenshot

The Customers of Foxit Software Are Warned About a Data Breach That Exposed Passwords

Foxit Software has disclosed that it was recently a victim of a security breach in which private user data was left unprotected with an unknown third party. The people whose accounts were affected have been contacted... Read more

September 11, 2019
Shenzhen i365 Tech Sells 600,000 GPS Trackers with '123456' Set as the Default Password screenshot

Shenzhen i365 Tech Sells 600,000 GPS Trackers with '123456' Set as the Default Password

In August 2018, the State of California passed a bill which is supposed to make Internet of Things (IoT) devices more secure. It has already caused more than a little controversy, with some arguing that lawmakers... Read more

September 10, 2019
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