DDoS and Password Attacks Are Rising Rapidly During the COVID-19 Pandemic screenshot

DDoS and Password Attacks Are Rising Rapidly During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Security researchers are looking back at 2020 and their findings are not particularly encouraging. Analysts from F5 Labs recently published a report on digital attacks and incidents that took place over the previous... Read more

November 10, 2020
How to Add Two-Factor Authentication to Skype screenshot

How to Add Two-Factor Authentication to Skype

Skype, one of the world's most popular messaging applications, has two factor authentication. As with every app that has that option, it is strongly recommended that you enable it, to increase your level of security... Read more

November 9, 2020
Private Data of 23,000 at Risk as Chesapeake Regional Healthcare Suffers Data Breach screenshot

Private Data of 23,000 at Risk as Chesapeake Regional Healthcare Suffers Data Breach

A new data breach has exposed the personal data of thousands of citizens of the state of Virginia. The target of the cyber attack was Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, who announced its third-party hosting provider... Read more

November 9, 2020
Selling USB Drives and Hard Drives Before Wiping Them Clean Could Haunt You screenshot

Selling USB Drives and Hard Drives Before Wiping Them Clean Could Haunt You

With platforms like eBay and all smaller, local websites that offers similar consumer-to-consumer services, it has never been easier to sell any old hardware you have. While there is nothing to worry about when... Read more

November 6, 2020
Massive Data Breach Hits Millions of Cannabis Growers screenshot

Massive Data Breach Hits Millions of Cannabis Growers

GrowDiaries, a community platform for legal cannabis growers that allows them to track their production, became the latest victim of a data breach. GrowDiaries started as a place that allows its users to do "detailed... Read more

November 6, 2020
How to Remove Unwanted Chrome Addons screenshot

How to Remove Unwanted Chrome Addons

There are a huge number of extensions for the Chrome browser. A lot of them are distributed through the Chrome web store, a lot of the malicious ones can be injected in your browser in many other ways. This article... Read more

November 5, 2020
Here's How a Hacker Can Sell 34 Million User Records on the Dark Web screenshot

Here's How a Hacker Can Sell 34 Million User Records on the Dark Web

The dark web has an underground marketplace that can be as active as some legitimate consumer-to-consumer e-commerce websites. Just a few days ago, a new infodump was put up for sale on one such dark web forum,... Read more

November 5, 2020
How To Reset Your TP-LINK Router Password screenshot

How To Reset Your TP-LINK Router Password

Your router is not just the hub of your home network, providing wireless signal for all your Internet-enabled home devices, it is also a very common point of entry for bad actors. This is why securing it with a good... Read more

November 4, 2020
How Machine Learning Helps Against Password Spraying Attacks screenshot

How Machine Learning Helps Against Password Spraying Attacks

Machine learning is a term that is being tossed around a lot in recent years, in various contexts. In late October 2020, Microsoft announced a new "credential compromise detection" tool added to its arsenal that uses... Read more

November 4, 2020
No, 9999 Is Not a Good Password, Even for a Simple IoT Device screenshot

No, 9999 Is Not a Good Password, Even for a Simple IoT Device

It seems that even after years of training and being bombarded with security tips and information, we are still not in the right mindset when it comes to cyber security. The latest, thankfully minor incident that made... Read more

November 4, 2020
2.8 Million Eatigo and 1.1 Million RedMart Accounts Exposed Following Data Breach screenshot

2.8 Million Eatigo and 1.1 Million RedMart Accounts Exposed Following Data Breach

Another couple of massive data breaches took place over the last few days. The breaches affected restaurant reservation platform Eatigo and online supermarkets RedMart. A combined total of nearly 4 million accounts... Read more

November 4, 2020
How to Block a Program in the Windows 10 Firewall screenshot

How to Block a Program in the Windows 10 Firewall

There are a number of reasons why you might want to stop a program, app or process from accessing your home network and sending outbound or accepting inbound traffic and packets on your computer. If you need to do... Read more

November 2, 2020
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