Computer Security

Alarming News: Businesses Hit With $1.8 Billion From Cyber Attacks, Cost of Cybercrime per Incident Rises Six-Fold screenshot

Alarming News: Businesses Hit With $1.8 Billion From Cyber Attacks, Cost of Cybercrime per Incident Rises Six-Fold

The average cost of cybercrime has risen to $57,000 per incident over the past 12 months, a nearly six-fold increase over the last year's $10,000. This data was reported in the fourth annual international Read more

July 24, 2020
How Clearing Browsing Data and Cookies Periodically Can Enhance Your Virtual Security screenshot

How Clearing Browsing Data and Cookies Periodically Can Enhance Your Virtual Security

Are you still wondering whether web cookies are bad or good things? The truth is that there is no straightforward answer. Cookies store browsing data that can be both personal and anonymous. Such data can be used to... Read more

July 23, 2020
What to Do to Regain Access to Your Linksys Account After a Hack screenshot

What to Do to Regain Access to Your Linksys Account After a Hack

When a vendor takes up a big part of a certain market, that vendor taking a hit eventually impacts millions. Just a few months ago, the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi app was hacked, and it resulted in multiple account locks.... Read more

July 23, 2020
Here's What You Need to Do to Keep Your PlayStation Account Safe at All Times screenshot

Here's What You Need to Do to Keep Your PlayStation Account Safe at All Times

Playing games can be lots of fun, especially these days, when many people cannot see their family and friends due to COVID-19. However, it is vital to understand that hackers are fully aware that people spend much... Read more

July 22, 2020
Top-Ranked Gambling App, Clubillion, Risks Millions of Users' Data Due to Breach screenshot

Top-Ranked Gambling App, Clubillion, Risks Millions of Users' Data Due to Breach

A gambling app, used by millions, fell victim to a cyber attack. That resulted in a massive leak threatening the private data of countless users. The app bears the name Clubillion, and it's a gambling app. It's a free... Read more

July 21, 2020
What Is a Brushing Scam and How Does It Work? screenshot

What Is a Brushing Scam and How Does It Work?

Is there a scam that won't leave you empty-handed? Yes, there is, and it's called a 'brushing' scam. Do you want to fall victim to it? No, you definitely don't. The brushing scam has existed for a few years now, but... Read more

July 21, 2020
419 Fraud: Everything You Should Know About the Nigerian Scam screenshot

419 Fraud: Everything You Should Know About the Nigerian Scam

The type of fraud we'll discuss today is called an advanced fee scam, but you are more likely to hear about it as the Nigerian Scam or the Nigerian Letter Scam. It's often referred to as the 419 Scam as well because... Read more

July 14, 2020
QR Code Phishing Scams: How It Works and How to Prevent It screenshot

QR Code Phishing Scams: How It Works and How to Prevent It

Have you ever wondered if anything could go wrong after scanning a QR code? While it might seem like a fun way to get information, researchers warn about QR code phishing or QRishing scams, phishing attacks targeted... Read more

July 3, 2020
With Pinterest's Growing Popularity, Hackers' Interest Grows as Well screenshot

With Pinterest's Growing Popularity, Hackers' Interest Grows as Well

Even if you do not use Pinterest on a daily basis, or hardly at all, you might have an account on this image-sharing, social-networking platform. Founded in 2009 in San Francisco, USA, it already has 367 million... Read more

July 3, 2020
Three Threats You Might Face When Working Remotely screenshot

Three Threats You Might Face When Working Remotely

Working remotely sounds like a master plan: you don’t need to roll out of bed to scramble to your commute, and you get to spend your time in your home environment. However, if you’ve been forced into working from home... Read more

July 3, 2020
Coronavirus Offers an Opportunity for Schemers to Perform Credit Card Fraud, Experts Say screenshot

Coronavirus Offers an Opportunity for Schemers to Perform Credit Card Fraud, Experts Say

It doesn’t matter whether you’re still cooped up at home or if you’re already frolicking back and forth, your usual routine back to normal. You must’ve felt the effects of COVID-19, and we’re going to have to live... Read more

July 2, 2020
'Sign in With Apple' Now Available on More Platforms: How to Use the Feature Safely screenshot

'Sign in With Apple' Now Available on More Platforms: How to Use the Feature Safely

If you use Apple products and you are not completely satisfied with Sign in with Google or Sign in with Facebook, you might be happy to hear that you can now Sign in with Apple. You might not be able to use this... Read more

July 2, 2020
What Is a Whaling Attack? How It Works and How to Prevent It screenshot

What Is a Whaling Attack? How It Works and How to Prevent It

As we learn how to defend ourselves against cyberattacks, cybercriminals come up with new tactics and malicious applications. At some point, they came up with new types of phishing attacks like spear-phishing that can... Read more

July 2, 2020
Your Virtual Security Could Depend on the Version of the Web Browser You Use screenshot

Your Virtual Security Could Depend on the Version of the Web Browser You Use

Do you ever stop to think about what web browser you use and whether it is safe? Most likely, you do not put much thought into that. After all, when you open the browser, all you need is that it shows bookmarked... Read more

July 1, 2020
Hackers Have Found Easy Targets in Healthcare Organizations as 75% of Them Worldwide Have Been Affected screenshot

Hackers Have Found Easy Targets in Healthcare Organizations as 75% of Them Worldwide Have Been Affected

It can be hard to grasp the scale of cyber infections if you do not get exposed to them directly. However, the continuous trend allows us to assume that the number of data breaches will continue to grow, and certain... Read more

July 1, 2020
Beware of 'Three Mobile' Phishing Scams That Extract Credit Card Details and Passwords screenshot

Beware of 'Three Mobile' Phishing Scams That Extract Credit Card Details and Passwords

Hutchison 3G UK Ltd., better known as Three UK, is a British telecommunications company that has been in business since 2003. In 17 years, the company has earned the trust of 8.8 million active customers, and it is in... Read more

July 1, 2020
100,000 Hichip Security Cameras in UK Are Not So Secure, as It Turns Out screenshot

100,000 Hichip Security Cameras in UK Are Not So Secure, as It Turns Out

Internet-of-things devices have been around for a while, and at this point, few can deny their utility. However, in order to function, they rely on technological interconnectedness – which is more than a boon –... Read more

June 23, 2020
Cybercriminals Exploit Contact-Tracing Efforts for Profit screenshot

Cybercriminals Exploit Contact-Tracing Efforts for Profit

We're living through a pandemic that shows no sign of slowing down. COVID-19 has gripped the world. In an attempt to slow the spread of Coronavirus, many countries have introduced contact-tracing efforts. Once you... Read more

June 18, 2020