How to Block Specific Domains in Your Hosts File screenshot

How to Block Specific Domains in Your Hosts File

The way Windows has been set up going back several versions allows users to block individual websites and disallow the computer to connect to them at all. This is usually done by editing the system's "hosts" file.... Read more

December 4, 2020
American Households Are Attacked Over 100 Times Every Month screenshot

American Households Are Attacked Over 100 Times Every Month

Bad actors and hackers are not targeting just institutions and businesses. Attacks targeting regular people and their homes are far more common than what people think. Comcast pooled data from its customer base and... Read more

December 4, 2020
CISA Is Warning About the Vulnerable Fortinet VPN Passwords screenshot

CISA Is Warning About the Vulnerable Fortinet VPN Passwords

The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a warning concerning leaked passwords that could potentially affect Fortinet VPNs. The US state agency issued its formal warning in late... Read more

December 3, 2020
The Gift of Cyber Attack: What to Know Before Gifting Smart Devices screenshot

The Gift of Cyber Attack: What to Know Before Gifting Smart Devices

With the holiday season in full swing, the temptation to buy clever and convenient gadgets as gifts for our friends and family is always there. Everybody loves a smart gadget that does interesting things. However, few... Read more

December 3, 2020
How to Link Your Steam and Origin Accounts screenshot

How to Link Your Steam and Origin Accounts

In the second half of 2020, Electronic Arts changed its stance on selling its products and services on the Steam platform. After an initial deployment of a small portion of EA titles on Steam, the company started... Read more

December 2, 2020
Peatix Users Need to Change Passwords ASAP screenshot

Peatix Users Need to Change Passwords ASAP

A new security breach that has taken place in November 2020. The illegally accessed data has now been put up for sale online using various platforms. The security breach and subsequent leak involved the data of over... Read more

December 2, 2020
Hackers Use Password Phishing and Password Resets to Hijack Prepaid Gift Cards screenshot

Hackers Use Password Phishing and Password Resets to Hijack Prepaid Gift Cards

Researchers with Sophos Security recently reported a network breach that was not focused on deploying ransomware or stealing information. Instead, the bad actors behind it were using their illegal access to steal... Read more

December 1, 2020
Instagram Experts Warn About the 'Tap Here to Reset Your Instagram Password' Scam screenshot

Instagram Experts Warn About the 'Tap Here to Reset Your Instagram Password' Scam

In late November, a new push to scam people using Instagram was made. A lot of users reported receiving a message that invited them to "tap here to reset your Instagram password". The message is very likely a phishing... Read more

December 1, 2020
How to Set Facebook Posts to Be Visible to Friends Only screenshot

How to Set Facebook Posts to Be Visible to Friends Only

It's no secret that your Facebook profile and post history is probably the biggest and most easily available information dump relating to any person. Obviously, there are a lot of reasons why you might want to limit... Read more

November 30, 2020
Security Tips for Peer-to-Peer Mobile Payment App Users screenshot

Security Tips for Peer-to-Peer Mobile Payment App Users

Recently, there has been a surge in scams organized around abusing the Cash App platform. A number of people reported contacting or being contacted by fake support agents, ultimately having money stolen from their... Read more

November 30, 2020
How to Delete Your TikTok Account screenshot

How to Delete Your TikTok Account

TikTok is a hugely popular app with over half a billion monthly active users as of 2020. The application was the subject of some controversy under the President Trump administration as well. If you want to get rid of... Read more

November 27, 2020
350,000 Spotify Passwords Stolen, Left in an Unprotected Database screenshot

350,000 Spotify Passwords Stolen, Left in an Unprotected Database

A group of bad actors stored around 350,000 illegally obtained Spotify account passwords on a server without encryption or any sort of protection. The data was not procured in a breach of Spotify's user databases but... Read more

November 27, 2020
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