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The Typical Craigslist Scams You Should Watch out For screenshot

The Typical Craigslist Scams You Should Watch out For

Do you use Craigslist? It is one of the most popular advertising sites in the US, and it is also used in Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and other countries around the world. It is visited around 500 million times...

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November 6, 2018
24,000 Malicious Mobile Apps Are Blocked Every Day. What Are the Risks of Using One? screenshot

24,000 Malicious Mobile Apps Are Blocked Every Day. What Are the Risks of Using One?

Did you know that information stealing mobile apps exist? Did you know that hundreds and thousands of malicious apps are blocked every day? Yes, apps that are meant to assist you and offer you great services can be...

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November 6, 2018
Technology Developers Want You to Keep Your Passwords in Your Brain: How Does That Work? screenshot

Technology Developers Want You to Keep Your Passwords in Your Brain: How Does That Work?

Star Wars fans know very well that Jedi can open doors using their brainpower and a wave of a hand. Star Wars, in case you haven't heard, is science fiction, but some people reckon that using the gray matter residing...

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October 31, 2018
Phishing: What Users Fall for and the Mistakes Crooks Make screenshot

Phishing: What Users Fall for and the Mistakes Crooks Make

Quite a few experts continue to profess that when it comes to cybersecurity, 'humans are the weakest link'. You could argue that there's a bit more to it than that, but to a large extent, the statement is true. Often,...

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October 31, 2018
Microsoft, Netflix, and PayPal Continue to Be the Most Phished Companies in North America screenshot

Microsoft, Netflix, and PayPal Continue to Be the Most Phished Companies in North America

Protecting internet users is no small task, and a major part of the effort goes into monitoring the threat landscape. By knowing what's trendy in the world of cybercrime, security companies can be better prepared to...

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October 25, 2018
TSB Customers Are Warned That Their Passwords Could Be Exposed screenshot

TSB Customers Are Warned That Their Passwords Could Be Exposed

It's the 21st century, and for a variety of different reasons, stashing away money under the mattress is not a good idea. Like it or not, you have to pick a financial institution and trust it with handling your cash...

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October 24, 2018
Users' Passwords Exposed During a Hack of Pornographic Websites screenshot

Users' Passwords Exposed During a Hack of Pornographic Websites

Let's say a moderately popular online game that you play gets hacked. You've used a personal email address that's reserved mostly for junk mail. Alongside it, the hackers steal your home IP address, the nickname you...

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October 23, 2018
A Data Breach Exposes Sensitive Information of 30,000 Department of Defense Personnel screenshot

A Data Breach Exposes Sensitive Information of 30,000 Department of Defense Personnel

The Pentagon is one of the world's most important buildings, and the US Defense Department has done a lot to ensure that you can't just walk through the front door and roam around freely. In fact, simply getting in is...

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October 18, 2018
The Latest Tumblr Bug Is a Reminder of How Important It Is to Have Strong Passwords screenshot

The Latest Tumblr Bug Is a Reminder of How Important It Is to Have Strong Passwords

Although it rarely attracts as much media attention as Facebook or Twitter, Tumblr has always been one of the world's major microblogging/social network platforms. It gives hundreds of millions of users the...

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October 18, 2018
You Must Teach Your Employees About These Cybersecurity Issues screenshot

You Must Teach Your Employees About These Cybersecurity Issues

Every employer will agree – the backbone of a successful business is a great group of employees. Whether you are managing a smaller group of professionals or multiple divisions across the country or even the world,...

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October 16, 2018
Privacy Breach Leaks Confidential Student Files to a Pupil's iPad screenshot

Privacy Breach Leaks Confidential Student Files to a Pupil's iPad

Imagine that you head an organization that makes a mistake and incidentally exposes personal details of quite a few innocent individuals. It is undoubtedly an unpleasant and embarrassing experience, but people can...

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October 12, 2018
It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Perfect Time to Take Full Control of Your Security screenshot

It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Perfect Time to Take Full Control of Your Security

You know that you can no longer ignore cybersecurity when the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) make it a point to have an annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month...

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October 12, 2018
Google+ Is Shutting Down, but Your Virtual Security Could Still Be at Risk screenshot

Google+ Is Shutting Down, but Your Virtual Security Could Still Be at Risk

On Monday, Ben Smith, Google's Vice President of Engineering, announced that what has to be one of the biggest flops in the company's history is about to meet its maker. Google+, once touted as Google's way of...

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October 10, 2018
What Are the Differences Between Cyber Security and Information Security? screenshot

What Are the Differences Between Cyber Security and Information Security?

Any user who encounters information technologies every single day will have dealt with information and cyber security in one way or the other. It basically means that every one of us is exposed to these security...

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October 8, 2018
WhatsApp Accounts Can Be Hacked Using Voicemail. Change Your Password to Protect Yourself screenshot

WhatsApp Accounts Can Be Hacked Using Voicemail. Change Your Password to Protect Yourself

In the 1990's and the 2000's, voicemail, the technology that replaced the answering machine, was very popular. As with so many things from that period, it isn't anymore, and it's not difficult to see what contributed...

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October 5, 2018
Welcome to the Future! Passwords Are Stolen Using the Heat of Your Fingertips screenshot

Welcome to the Future! Passwords Are Stolen Using the Heat of Your Fingertips

Password problems affect thousands of users worldwide every day. Some users simply lose their passwords and thus can no longer log in to their accounts, whereas others cannot recall them when needed or, even worse,...

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October 4, 2018
Massive Facebook Data Breach: What You Need to Know and Do ASAP screenshot

Massive Facebook Data Breach: What You Need to Know and Do ASAP

On Friday, tens of millions of Facebook users tried to see what their friends had shared only to find out that they had been mysteriously logged out of their accounts. After logging back in, they learned what the...

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October 1, 2018
NewsNow Urges All Users to Change Passwords NOW After Data Breach screenshot

NewsNow Urges All Users to Change Passwords NOW After Data Breach

Without using any official channels to announce the news to the world, NewsNow, a British news aggregator agency, sent out email notifications to their users saying that changing some passwords might be in order. The...

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September 28, 2018