Tips & Advice

Time to give Mom “the talk” (about cybersecurity)

This Mother’s Day, tell Mom the truth… staying safe online isn’t so hard after all!

28 April 2019 min read
Security News

Hacker breaches GPS service of 27,000 cars

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A hacker broke into ProTrack and iTrack vehicle-tracking GPS services to extort “reward” money and reveal the systems’ vulnerabilities.

27 April 2019 min read
Business Security

Is the UK putting its 5G tech at risk?

perex__ UK may allow Huawei to build part of its 5G network, despite strong disapproval from the US and Australia.

UK may allow Huawei to build part of its 5G network, despite strong disapproval from the US and Australia.

26 April 2019 min read
Security News

Get ready for the next great user interface: Connected cars

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Big privacy and safety questions loom as cars and trucks begin accelerating the collection of even richer personal data than is now harvested by our smartphones

26 April 2019 min read
Security News

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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

18 April 2019 min read
Tips & Advice

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