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
Robotexts Are the Next Annoying Spam Ready to Blow up Your Phone screenshot

Robotexts Are the Next Annoying Spam Ready to Blow up Your Phone

Is there anything more annoying than robocalls? Turns out there is. Robotext reports have been increasing even as phone carriers and regulators have been making steady progress against robocalls. Big-name companies... Read more

September 10, 2019
5 Continuously Growing Cyberthreats You Should Watch Out For screenshot

5 Continuously Growing Cyberthreats You Should Watch Out For

The online world is not a safe place, but how dangerous is it exactly? Read the news on a website dedicated to cybersecurity, and you'll be left with the impression that more or less every link you click on and every... Read more

September 9, 2019
What Is Retadup and How Can It Jeopardize the Security of Your Passwords? screenshot

What Is Retadup and How Can It Jeopardize the Security of Your Passwords?

Retadup is one of the malware families that has never really managed to catch the attention of mainstream media the way Trickbot has, for example. This seems a bit strange because while it has never really been the... Read more

September 5, 2019
Facebook Users at Risk of SIM-Swapping Attacks After Their Phone Numbers Are Leaked Online screenshot

Facebook Users at Risk of SIM-Swapping Attacks After Their Phone Numbers Are Leaked Online

When the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke out in March 2018, people thought it was a big one. The UK-based company had collected the information of quite a few Facebook users through a personality quiz app and had... Read more

September 5, 2019
Signs Your Phone Has Been Infected With Stalkerware and How to Get Rid of It screenshot

Signs Your Phone Has Been Infected With Stalkerware and How to Get Rid of It

There are all kinds of malware out there these days, and while a lot of them can cause you significant inconvenience, damage, and even financial losses, there's something about stalkerware that's extra disturbing. The... Read more

September 5, 2019
Canon DSLR Hacked With Crypto-demanding Ransomware – but for Research screenshot

Canon DSLR Hacked With Crypto-demanding Ransomware – but for Research

Technology is a marvelous thing, and the Internet has made a reality out of a multitude of things that were thought impossible just a few years back. Information on any topic imaginable is at the tip of a user's... Read more

September 5, 2019
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