Password Security

Employees and CIOs Can't Agree on Who Is to Blame for the Constant Torrent of Insider Data Breaches screenshot

Employees and CIOs Can't Agree on Who Is to Blame for the Constant Torrent of Insider Data Breaches

Far too often, when a large organization is hit by a data breach, it's quick to announce that an investigation is ongoing and that its security specialists, along with outside experts and law enforcement agents will... Read more

September 27, 2019
Is Your Photocopier Spying on Your Business? That Depends on the Password screenshot

Is Your Photocopier Spying on Your Business? That Depends on the Password

Lots of businesses are aware of cyber-security threats, and some of them take various precautions to secure computers of their employees. However, while it is vital to guard computers, it is also essential to secure... Read more

September 27, 2019
Your Employees Know That Their Passwords Are Weak, but They Will Not Change Them screenshot

Your Employees Know That Their Passwords Are Weak, but They Will Not Change Them

The regular user's role tends to be overlooked when mainstream media discusses cybercrime, and to some extent, this is perfectly understandable. After all, selling a story about extremely sophisticated state-sponsored... Read more

September 26, 2019
Schemers Send Fake 'Temporary Password' and 'One-Time Password' IRS Emails screenshot

Schemers Send Fake 'Temporary Password' and 'One-Time Password' IRS Emails

Do you still submit your tax return forms on paper? If you are up with the times, it is most likely that you have already shifted to doing that online. If that is the case, you must have created an IRS (Internal... Read more

September 20, 2019
More Than Half of Canadians Have Been Affected by a Data Breach in Less Than a Year screenshot

More Than Half of Canadians Have Been Affected by a Data Breach in Less Than a Year

It seems that cybercrime is everywhere these days, but many of us foolishly continue to believe that cybercriminal activity will not affect us. Well, if you live in Canada, there is a very good chance that you have... Read more

September 19, 2019
Protect Your Deliveroo Password or It Will Be Stolen, Sold, and Used Without Your Permission screenshot

Protect Your Deliveroo Password or It Will Be Stolen, Sold, and Used Without Your Permission

Ordering food is supposed to be a fun experience, but if you are not careful enough while using food delivery applications, you might end up paying for someone else’s meals. Recent attacks on the Deliveroo users... Read more

September 16, 2019
Do NOT Fall for the Latest Income Tax Refund Scam screenshot

Do NOT Fall for the Latest Income Tax Refund Scam

When it comes to scams and frauds, some people would tell you that it’s all in the math: the more people receive fraudulent messages, the higher the chance that someone will get hooked. Although there are countless... Read more

September 16, 2019
How Slack Phishing Works to Harvest Personal Data and how to Prevent It screenshot

How Slack Phishing Works to Harvest Personal Data and how to Prevent It

The sad reality of 2019 is that phishing is no longer just an email security problem. For a while now it has been a communication security problem—and statistics indicate that said problem is growing. In spite of... Read more

September 2, 2019
What is the Difference Between Passwords and PINs screenshot

What is the Difference Between Passwords and PINs

Historically, passwords have seen a lot of use since ancient times. The first verified use of passwords in the Roman military, where they were used to establish security and assure discipline – and they seem to have... Read more

August 27, 2019
Hack-Proof Password: What Is It and How to Set It Up? screenshot

Hack-Proof Password: What Is It and How to Set It Up?

You may not think that cybercriminals are interested in your accounts except for your banking account, perhaps, but the truth is that any piece of information is valuable. Even if a hacker does not need your personal... Read more

August 22, 2019
New Study Reveals That 60% of Passwords Are Guessed During Attacks screenshot

New Study Reveals That 60% of Passwords Are Guessed During Attacks

What is the last password you entered to log into one of your accounts? Are you confident that this password is strong enough to withstand cyber attackers? Such passwords as password321, iloveyou, football,... Read more

August 21, 2019
Scammers Use a Facebook Rewards Team Scam to Retrieve Passwords screenshot

Scammers Use a Facebook Rewards Team Scam to Retrieve Passwords

Have you ever received an email, a message on one of your social networking platforms, or a random pop-up/banner notification online stating that you have won money? If you have, you have faced virtual scammers.... Read more

August 21, 2019
WhatsApp Is NOT Offering 1000 GB Internet Data for Free! screenshot

WhatsApp Is NOT Offering 1000 GB Internet Data for Free!

If you don’t know anything about WhatsApp, you must have been living under a rock. It’s almost like saying you don’t know Facebook, and there’s definitely some correlation here because WhatsApp Messenger is owned by... Read more

August 21, 2019
What Is Formjacking and How to Protect Your Passwords Against It? screenshot

What Is Formjacking and How to Protect Your Passwords Against It?

Which are the two types of cyberattacks that are most frequently mentioned in the news? The first one that has probably crossed your mind is ransomware, and this is hardly surprising. Quite apart from the fact that... Read more

August 16, 2019
If you Haven't Changed Your Printer's Password yet, do it ASAP screenshot

If you Haven't Changed Your Printer's Password yet, do it ASAP

Since the beginning of 2018, Microsoft has sent more than "1,400 nation-state notifications" about malicious attacks. 80% of the targets of said attacks have been listed as "government, IT, military, defense,... Read more

August 9, 2019
Make Sure Your Wizz Air Password Is Strong Now That You Are Forced to Reset It screenshot

Make Sure Your Wizz Air Password Is Strong Now That You Are Forced to Reset It

Did you receive a notification asking to reset your Wizz Air password? If you have, do not lose your head just yet. Yes, you need to reset your password, and that is not just a suggestion. No, the company was not... Read more

July 31, 2019
Thinking About Changing Passwords? Start by Strengthening Them First! screenshot

Thinking About Changing Passwords? Start by Strengthening Them First!

There are situations when changing your password could be a great idea, but it does not always make things better. The truth is that there is no point in replacing a password if you change it with one that is just as... Read more

July 29, 2019
What Is Security Awareness Training and Should You Apply It in Your Workspace? screenshot

What Is Security Awareness Training and Should You Apply It in Your Workspace?

Research reports suggest that as much as 90% of all data breaches are in one way or another connected to human error. It's difficult to say how accurate this estimation is, but, having covered quite a few... Read more

July 11, 2019