Security

Does The Best Encrypted Messenger Exist?

December 2, 2019
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What do we mean by saying ‘best encrypted messenger’? You may think ‘the one that encrypts messages better than others’. However, there is a huge list of requirements for a messenger to be called that way. With this article, you will learn what these requirements are and what messenger is considered to be the most […]

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Public Wi-Fi Hotspot Security: Protect Yourself When Accessing the Web on the Go

November 25, 2019
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Being able to connect to a public network at a mall or airport is just so convenient these days. We can work remotely, see the latest breaking news, or download content from Google Play Store. As many people know (and just outright ignore), though, is that public Wi-Fi is inherently risky. If you plan on […]

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How To Ensure You’re Being Safe Online

October 22, 2019
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Image by fancycrave1 from Pixabay  If you spend a lot of time online and you’re unsure how to increase your security measures then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place. With so many important things to consider when it comes to protecting yourself online, it’s vital you’re doing everything you can to […]

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Top 10 Security Tips Every Entrepreneur Needs

September 30, 2019
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Small businesses often don’t worry about being hacked; it is something that is meant for the tech giants such as Yahoo to tackle, says the general perception. Unfortunately, small businesses are almost as vulnerable to cyberattacks as any behemoth out there. In fact,  43% of the cyberattacks target small businesses. It is just that they […]

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What Should You Do if You are the Victim of a Phishing Attack?

August 9, 2019
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Whether in their personal lives or in their business, people try to minimize the risk of cyber-attacks. We put in anti-virus software and maintain secure passwords. We set up processes to limit risk, and we train employees on how to avoid creating gaps that hackers can exploit. Unfortunately, hackers are working as hard and fast […]

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4 Most Dangerous Types of Cyber Attacks

August 1, 2019
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Companies of all sizes are, and will continue to be, the targets of cyber attacks. Hackers themselves are becoming more sophisticated, and attacks are getting more difficult to identify and stop. SMBs are particularly vulnerable to these attacks, and a large portion of them end up closing their doors within 6 months of an attack […]

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Car Hacking: Fact or Fiction?

April 12, 2019
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The era of connected cars and autonomous vehicles is definitely here. Carmakers are investing heavily in their own autonomous vehicles. The technologies are already on the market too, with Tesla leading the way and other car companies introducing their own versions soon after. Cars are getting smarter, but the smart features of modern cars introduce […]

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The 21 Biggest Data Breaches Of The 21st Century [Infographic]

March 18, 2019
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Impoverished software and weak passwords can trigger cyberattacks. Cybercrime is a real threat for big corporations and small businesses as well. With the increasing popularity of mobile devices,  it’s not just desktops and laptops that are affected. By working with professionals, we can conduct regular risk assessments to ensure vulnerabilities are addressed as they arise. It’s also […]

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Is Your Company Educated on Email Best Practices?

January 20, 2019
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Business email compromise is a form of cyberattack in which malicious parties utilize email as a tool to appeal to internet users’ emotions, and get unsuspecting web surfers to read an email, click on a link, and even enter personal or corporate information on a (unbeknownst to them) malicious website. This type of hacking is […]

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WordPress Security – How to Improve Yours

October 18, 2018
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WordPress is currently the most popular CMS in the world with a market share at the end of 2017 of 60%.  Part of the reason for this is the ease at which you can create a site with the numerous options available to you. Security, however, is a different proposition. Many businesses feel they have […]

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Signs That Indicate Your WordPress Site is Hacked

August 19, 2018
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Discovering a website hack on time is very important; if you detect it late, it would already have caused you great damage. Here, in this article, we’ll be discussing WordPress website hacks and how to know if your WordPress website has been hacked. Why hackers love WordPress websites… Hackers, as we know, are always after […]

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Top 10 Tips for WordPress Website Security

July 23, 2018
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WordPress, which is a very commonly used CMS, powers a third of the world’s websites. An advantage of using WordPress is that even the premium features are available at reasonable prices. Now, let’s look at the other side of the picture. A recent survey report had stated that in today’s world, where cyber attacks are […]

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Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

June 15, 2018

Are you sure that email you received from Apple is actually from Apple? Fraudulent emails are one of the biggest security threats impacting businesses and individuals. Known as phishing, these emails lure users into clicking a malicious link or downloading malware-infected file by mimicking the look of emails sent from reputable companies. This is done […]

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Breach Of Customer Security: Failed Login, Multiple Tries, Now What!?

March 28, 2018
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That dreaded moment when you see that someone has failed consistently to log in to a customer account. Now due to safety precautions, penalties must be given to whoever is trying to bust in. It could be the real person or could be a hacker. The protocol is to shut the account down for several […]

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Convincing Arguments on Why You Shouldn’t Reuse an Old Password

March 14, 2018
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You might have noticed that when you try to return to and old password on some service they will tell you, you can’t do that. Have you ever wondered why that is? I mean, for you it would certainly be easier to go to an old password, right? For example, you’ll find it much easier […]

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Don’t Get Hooked by Social Phishing, Here is How

February 23, 2018
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Prevention is better than consequences. Before we go on to discuss about the ways to survive phishing, let us first get an idea about what it is. What is phishing? Not to confuse with fishing (although the idea is same), phishing is a fraudulent attempt to extract sensitive information from online visitors by putting on […]

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5 Keys to Memorable Passwords that are Also Secure

January 14, 2018
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Nearly every website you log into, whether it is social media or a banking site, or even the places you most frequently shop online requires a password. Sometimes, those passwords can be simple, but often they are complex and have specific requirements about their length and the kind of characters that must be included. The […]

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How without back-up you can Clean Hacked WordPress Website

January 11, 2018
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When you find that your WordPress website is hacked, keep calm and see what you can do to retrieve it. Do not panic as if this is the end of the world. Try to see how you can clean the hacked website. This blog is about how to find ways to keep your website clean […]

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3 Commons Issues Affecting WordPress Security

November 27, 2017
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WordPress is a popular open source platform for building websites. To date, over 17 million websites have been built on this platform, mainly because of its user-friendly content management system. While wordpress hosted sites offer high quality protection, there are certain actions that can still pose a security threat. In order to ensure that your […]

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Why Good Cybersecurity Implies Good Leadership

November 27, 2017
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In the not-so-distant past, cybersecurity was typically the forgotten stepchild of an organization’s Information Technology (IT) department. After a spate of high-profile cyberattacks and data breaches that have foisted millions of dollars in costs and damages on the targeted companies, the responsibility for cybersecurity has moved straight up to the executive suite. A Board of […]

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Edge Computing for Enhanced IoT Device Network Efficiency

September 28, 2017
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Managing IoT devices can be very tough. Chiefly because they sometimes depend heavily on quick data processing. For this to happen, the data centers or servers responsible for processing the IoT device data has to be located in close proximity to the IoT device. This is not possible always. Therefore to avoid this problem and […]

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Security Gadgets That Make You Feel Safer at Home

September 21, 2017
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Do you feel 100% safe in your own home? Well, you should. In this increasingly digitized world, most devices have become smart devices that connect to the internet. Using Wi-Fi, you can monitor and control your electronic devices from pretty much anywhere, using your smartphone. Your house can be transformed too, simply by making use […]

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The Evolution of Banking Trojans

September 7, 2017
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Present-day criminals needn’t hack high-end bank vaults or engage in credit card skimming to steal money. While undoubtedly benign and useful on the whole, the rapid rise of advanced IT solutions over past few years has got a flip side – it allows threat actors to take their tactics a notch further. In domains where […]

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Ransomware Affiliate Systems Are on the Rise

August 24, 2017
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Crypto ransomware keeps taking the world by storm. It props a multimillion-dollar underground economy providing cyber-extortionists with abundant resources to fine-tune their modus operandi. Amidst the whole noise surrounding this despicable business model since 2013, the Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) principle is the new black. It renders online extortion increasingly toxic by making ransomware programs readily available […]

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