Social media allows us to be connected with thousands of people from all around the world, or simply be kept up-to-date on the latest and hottest trending topics. While there are many benefits of social media, there is also a dark side that could threaten your privacy and security if you let your guard down. Learn more about the dark side of social media and six ways to stay safe.
Continue Reading… The Dark Side of Social Media: The Privacy & Security Risks of Social Networks
Jennifer Lawrence. Arianna Grande. Kate Upton. These are just a few of the known celebrities who recently had their private photos leaked online after a hacker had allegedly compromised their iCloud accounts. The hacker went on to claim they have more than 100 celebrities’ photos in their possession.
Continue Reading… How to Prevent Hackers from Accessing Your Online Accounts
As you sit at your computer, have you ever thought about how someone could gain access to your PC and online accounts by exploiting some weakness or loophole? If that thought has never crossed your mind, now is a good time to start thinking about it. After all, if you’re not taking time to identify and address potential weaknesses and loopholes, cybercriminals are sure to take full advantage of them and make you an easy victim of cybercrime.
Continue Reading… To Prevent Cybercrime, Think Like a Cybercriminal
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t give your home WiFi router another thought after checking to make sure it has Internet connection. But did you know that your home WiFi router is a crucial component to your overall security?
While a WiFi router means no more hassling with messy Ethernet cables, you could unknowingly be putting your data at risk of being intercepted if you don’t properly secure it.
Continue Reading… Is Your Router Easy to Hack? Learn How To Properly Secure Your Router
You’re hanging out in a campus coffee shop, surfing the Internet on a public WiFi network. You’re paying bills, reading email, and posting some funny photos taken in your dorm room last night.
And with each of those activities, you’re a potential target for cybercriminals, viruses, spyware, and other threats.
Continue Reading… Heading Back to School? Don’t Forget About Your PC Security Basics!