Computer Security

What Happened In the Juspay Data Leak and What Can You Do About It? screenshot

What Happened In the Juspay Data Leak and What Can You Do About It?

In early January 2012 Juspay, a payment processor and gateway based in India, disclosed a data leak of millions of cardholder database records. The company published a blog post on the issue on Jan 5th. The data leak... Read more

January 27, 2021
Amazon Ring Neighbors Exposes Customer Data screenshot

Amazon Ring Neighbors Exposes Customer Data

A significant security issue with the Amazon-owned Ring Neighbors app exposed the exact location and the home address of users. The leak comes on the heels of the late 2020 Ring camera hack incident that led to users... Read more

January 22, 2021
Ubiquiti Users Need to Change Their Passwords Now screenshot

Ubiquiti Users Need to Change Their Passwords Now

In early January 2021, Ubiquiti announced a security breach and urged all its customers to change their account passwords. The company manufactures Internet-connected and networking devices such as routers and... Read more

January 13, 2021
Watch Out for the Malspam Attack That Spreads the IcedID Info Stealer screenshot

Watch Out for the Malspam Attack That Spreads the IcedID Info Stealer

Security researchers spotted a new malware campaign in the wild in early 2021. The new push conducted by the bad actors behind it uses a fake chain email to disguise a big phishing e-mail spam campaign. To lend... Read more

January 11, 2021
Is Your Email Account Secured Appropriately? 6 Security Issues Every User Must Address screenshot

Is Your Email Account Secured Appropriately? 6 Security Issues Every User Must Address

In the light of the global pandemic, emails have become one the most common means of communication. You probably send and receive a lot more emails than before. However, is your email account secure? Are you sure that... Read more

December 16, 2020
Spotify User Passwords Reset After New Security Incident screenshot

Spotify User Passwords Reset After New Security Incident

Spotify seems like it cannot catch a break. After a database was found floating online, containing data that belonged to Spotify users in late November 2020, now the company effected a new password reset wave to a... Read more

December 14, 2020
What Is a Survey Scam and How to Recognize It? screenshot

What Is a Survey Scam and How to Recognize It?

Many businesses ask their customers to take surveys to learn how they could improve their services. While companies get valuable information about their customers’ experiences, those who participate in surveys often... Read more

December 14, 2020
Is Your Web Browser Secure? 4 Vulnerabilities to Keep in Mind screenshot

Is Your Web Browser Secure? 4 Vulnerabilities to Keep in Mind

Have you ever thought how safe your web browser is? You are probably often told that you have to be careful about the websites you visit and the files you download. However, what about your browser security? What... Read more

December 11, 2020
Email Phishing Scam Alert: ‘Document Share Portal’ from Microsoft screenshot

Email Phishing Scam Alert: ‘Document Share Portal’ from Microsoft

OneDrive users should be aware of the so-called Document Share Portal email scam. As strange as it might sound, the cybercriminals behind it seek to hijack users’ Gmail accounts so that they could use them to scam... Read more

December 10, 2020
What is QtWebEngineProcess.exe? screenshot

What is QtWebEngineProcess.exe?

Users sometimes express concern over finding a process in their task manager that they don't recognize and regard as potentially malicious. QtWebEngineProcess.exe is among those unusual names that can cause suspicion.... Read more

December 10, 2020
2020 Security Roundup: Ransomware And Data Breaches Reigned Supreme screenshot

2020 Security Roundup: Ransomware And Data Breaches Reigned Supreme

Another year is rolling off the calendar and what a year 2020 has been! The world faced unprecedented challenges, with the global spread of Covid-19 and the unique difficulties it presented. Work paradigms for... Read more

December 9, 2020
What Is the New Office 365 'Safe Documents' Feature and How Can It Help You Enhance Your Virtual Security? screenshot

What Is the New Office 365 'Safe Documents' Feature and How Can It Help You Enhance Your Virtual Security?

We often hear about malware infections, but we probably seldom realize how close these threats are. Think of all the documents you open every single day. Whether you are working from home or at the office, you... Read more

December 9, 2020
Ways to Prevent Identity Management Threats in 2021 screenshot

Ways to Prevent Identity Management Threats in 2021

Identity management can seem like a hazy term. It usually refers to the way people in an organization access data and resources, usually on a company network, and the infrastructure and technologies that enable this... Read more

December 8, 2020
Australia's BTC Markets Accidentally Discloses User Information screenshot

Australia's BTC Markets Accidentally Discloses User Information

Australia's largest cryptocurrency exchange, Melbourne-based BTC Markets, accidentally exposed the e-mails and names of more or less all its customers. The accident took place after e-mail blast sending went wrong.... Read more

December 8, 2020
Here's How Schemers Are Using the Surge In Online Shopping screenshot

Here's How Schemers Are Using the Surge In Online Shopping

Were you stuck at home for an extended period at some point in 2020? If you were, you are not alone. It was estimated that 1.5 billion people around the world were forced to work and learn from home, or they lost... Read more

December 8, 2020
Gearing up for the 2020 Holiday Shopping? 8 Things to Remember to Avoid Scams screenshot

Gearing up for the 2020 Holiday Shopping? 8 Things to Remember to Avoid Scams

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner once again. Between November 27th and 30th, the year’s best deals and biggest discounts will be offered, and people everywhere will rush to use them to fulfill... Read more

December 8, 2020
AI Security: Is Your AI Really Strong Enough Against Hackers? screenshot

AI Security: Is Your AI Really Strong Enough Against Hackers?

AI technologies are used in various applications, and security software is not an exception. In fact, according to the Capgemini Research Institute’s report, the use of AI security applications is going to rise as two... Read more

December 7, 2020
Why Did the Baltimore County Schools Cyber Attack Happen? screenshot

Why Did the Baltimore County Schools Cyber Attack Happen?

Just ahead of Thanksgiving 2020 the Baltimore County Public Schools system was hit by a devastating ransomware attack. The attack came right in the midst of the ongoing lockdown measures against the spread of Covid-19... Read more

December 7, 2020