Security News

FBI reports cost of cybercrime doubled to $2.7B in 2018

This week the FBI reported the cost of cybercrime nearly doubled last year, while new research shows millennials take more security risks in the workplace.

26 April 2019 min read

How to find old email and social media accounts

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A step-by-step guide on how to delete an online account you no longer use.

26 April 2019 min read
Threat Research

Android apps on Google Play Store come with nasty surprise

perex__ Aggressive adware – on music, photo editing and fitness apps – just won’t go away, convincing users to install more apps.

Aggressive adware – on music, photo editing and fitness apps – just won’t go away, convincing users to install more apps.

23 April 2019 min read
Security News

How secure is your smart home network?

perex__ See how your smart devices and personal Wi-Fi are vulnerable to hacks. Learn 3 easy ways to secure your home network.

See how your smart devices and personal Wi-Fi are vulnerable to hacks. Learn 3 easy ways to secure your home network.

22 April 2019 min read
Security News

Hijacking the internet and more news of the week

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DNS hijackers attempt to undermine the entire infrastructure of the internet… and that’s just one exploit by this week’s bad guys.

19 April 2019 min read
Security News

Facebook wants your friends

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The social media behemoth imported the contact info of 1.5 million users without their consent.

18 April 2019 min read

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Are budget-tracking apps safe?

perex__ An app that helps manage your finances could be useful, but is your data secure?

An app that helps manage your finances could be useful, but is your data secure?

17 April 2019 min read
Avast News

Surf the web more securely with the latest version of Avast Secure Browser, called Aspen.

perex__ Protect yourself with the latest anti-fingerprinting, webcam protection, and instant Hack Check features when you update Avast Secure Browser to version 73.0.

Protect yourself with the latest anti-fingerprinting, webcam protection, and instant Hack Check features when you update Avast Secure Browser to version 73.0.

16 April 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Social engineering – It’s not just about phishing

perex__ When deception is used to hack your mind

When deception is used to hack your mind

14 April 2019 min read
Security News

WPA3 flaws bleed “dragonblood”

perex__ Hailed as the super-secure Wi-Fi standard, WPA3 is not as bulletproof as experts claimed.

Hailed as the super-secure Wi-Fi standard, WPA3 is not as bulletproof as experts claimed.

12 April 2019 min read
Security News

The palace of malice and other weekly news

perex__ Learn why TajMahal is the scariest malware yet, why net neutrality still has hope, why Yahoo is forking over $117M, and why a 24-year-old London student is going to jail.

Learn why TajMahal is the scariest malware yet, why net neutrality still has hope, why Yahoo is forking over $117M, and why a 24-year-old London student is going to jail.

12 April 2019 min read
Security News

Cyber-extortion is spreading

perex__ Users are pressured to pay up or get hit by WannaCry ransomware and a DDoS attack. Don’t fall for this extortion email scam this tax season.

Users are pressured to pay up or get hit by WannaCry ransomware and a DDoS attack. Don’t fall for this extortion email scam this tax season.

11 April 2019 min read