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The Next Time You Need to Borrow a Charger, Make Sure It Is Safe screenshot

The Next Time You Need to Borrow a Charger, Make Sure It Is Safe

You know how back in the day people were weary of plugging their USB flash drives anywhere because there was always a chance to get infected with a Trojan or something like that? With the increase of machines that run... Read more

September 17, 2019
Apple's WI-Fi Password Sharing Feature Is Said to Leak Your Number screenshot

Apple's WI-Fi Password Sharing Feature Is Said to Leak Your Number

There are many ways to share information between devices. When devices come from the same vendor, the sharing options become more convenient. If you are an Apple device user, you probably have shared files through... Read more

September 17, 2019
Do Not Download These Remote Apps or Your Paytm Account and Bank Account Details May Get Leaked screenshot

Do Not Download These Remote Apps or Your Paytm Account and Bank Account Details May Get Leaked

Paytm account owners have been warned about a new threat. The company has asked its account holders to be careful, especially if they're updating their KYC (Know Your Customer). As you can imagine this news is of... Read more

September 12, 2019
Robotexts Are the Next Annoying Spam Ready to Blow up Your Phone screenshot

Robotexts Are the Next Annoying Spam Ready to Blow up Your Phone

Is there anything more annoying than robocalls? Turns out there is. Robotext reports have been increasing even as phone carriers and regulators have been making steady progress against robocalls. Big-name companies... Read more

September 10, 2019
5 Continuously Growing Cyberthreats You Should Watch Out For screenshot

5 Continuously Growing Cyberthreats You Should Watch Out For

The online world is not a safe place, but how dangerous is it exactly? Read the news on a website dedicated to cybersecurity, and you'll be left with the impression that more or less every link you click on and every... Read more

September 9, 2019
Signs Your Phone Has Been Infected With Stalkerware and How to Get Rid of It screenshot

Signs Your Phone Has Been Infected With Stalkerware and How to Get Rid of It

There are all kinds of malware out there these days, and while a lot of them can cause you significant inconvenience, damage, and even financial losses, there's something about stalkerware that's extra disturbing. The... Read more

September 5, 2019
What Hackers Do After Gaining Access to a Website screenshot

What Hackers Do After Gaining Access to a Website

What are Hackers' objectives? Hackers usually infect websites with malware. Malware can execute many complex and malicious actions on a website, such as malvertising, illegal downloads, ransomware, and more. Online... Read more

September 4, 2019
What Is a DDoS Attack and How to Avoid It screenshot

What Is a DDoS Attack and How to Avoid It

Directed denial of Service, or simply "DDoS" attacks, are designed to take down a platform or web page and interrupt the service it provides. This temporary loss of service is caused by overloading a single website... Read more

September 3, 2019
Hackers Can Turn Headphones into 'Acoustic Weapons,' Cybersecurity Expert Warns screenshot

Hackers Can Turn Headphones into 'Acoustic Weapons,' Cybersecurity Expert Warns

The speakers on your smartphone, PC, and other devices connected to the internet could be weaponized by hackers and used against you, security researchers say. One such expert believes that it is a very real threat.... Read more

September 3, 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
Keep Your Info Safe: Now Is the Time to Know Emerging Cyber Threats screenshot

Keep Your Info Safe: Now Is the Time to Know Emerging Cyber Threats

Because of the ever-expanding spread of digital technologies across the world, authorities must hasten the modernization of law enforcement agencies in addition to building an integrated cybercrime management... Read more

August 30, 2019
What's a Recruiting Scam, and How Does it Work? screenshot

What's a Recruiting Scam, and How Does it Work?

Even though recent years have seen tremendous advancements in the field of online security and combatting online fraudsters, cyber-criminals don't seem to have relented. On the contrary – they just find new and more... Read more

August 22, 2019
Here's How a Stolen Phone Number Can Lead to an Empty Bank Account screenshot

Here's How a Stolen Phone Number Can Lead to an Empty Bank Account

Mobile phones are much more than gadgets to contact someone. We use these devices to shop online, to share our moments on social media platforms, to check our banking account’s balance, to play mobile games, navigate... Read more

August 21, 2019
Going Back to School? Consider Using a VPN screenshot

Going Back to School? Consider Using a VPN

If you just got accepted into college, you might be concerned with things like finding a place to live or getting to know your classmates. However, specialists urge to think about cybersecurity in college too. One of... Read more

August 21, 2019
Corporate VPNs Are Flawed, Security Researchers Discover screenshot

Corporate VPNs Are Flawed, Security Researchers Discover

No one wants their security measures to backfire. Business or corporate VPN is one of the means employed by corporations to protect their data from hacks and thefts. However, it has been revealed recently that... Read more

August 21, 2019
Beware of Fake Equifax Settlement Websites Because They Are Set up to Steal Information screenshot

Beware of Fake Equifax Settlement Websites Because They Are Set up to Steal Information

The confidence scam is as old as man himself – records of swindlers playing tricks on other people for personal gain have been uncovered from sources dating back to ancient Babylon and Egypt. Both eastern and western... Read more

August 14, 2019
Phishing Websites now Have Fake HTTPS Padlock - How to Spot Them This Time screenshot

Phishing Websites now Have Fake HTTPS Padlock - How to Spot Them This Time

Hackers have come a long way since their first steps in the days of old. Nowadays, advancements in cyber-security have made it necessary for them to be ingenious when going about their business – and unfortunately,... Read more

August 6, 2019
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5 Security "Truths" You Need to Stop Believing in

Cybersecurity is a serious thing, and it must be taken seriously by all, including security system builders, companies dealing with large amounts of personal data, and, of course, singular computer and web users. Of... Read more

July 31, 2019