Types of Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that prevents the victims from accessing their documents, pictures, databases and other files by encrypting them and demanding a ransom to decrypt them back. A deadline is assigned for the ransom payment, and if the deadline passes, the ransom demand doubles or files are permanently locked. The Ransom demands are on the rise, with average demands above $1,000, up from $300 back in 2015. Ransomware is an ever-increasing threat worldwide, claiming a new victim every 10 seconds.

Read more…

The Biggest Cyber Attack yet – WannaCry

WannaCry Hacker

So What is WannaCry?

Last Friday there was a global cyberattack that affected 150 countries called WannaCry, also known as Wanna Decryptor and “wcry”. WannaCry is a Ransomware attack that extorts innocent PC users by encrypting their files and demanding a ransom in bitcoin to release them.

Read more…

The Latest Hack on Gmail Users – Secure Yourself Now!

If you have a Gmail account, beware of the most recent phishing scam that targeted roughly 1 billion Gmail users worldwide. This new scam compromises your email account and can give hackers complete access and control of your Gmail account and to all of your personal details and information.

 

Read more…

How to Ensure you are Safe from Tax Season Scams

Tax FraudEvery tax season, scammers are notorious for trying to trick taxpayers into giving over their financial and sensitive information. These types of tax scams earn criminals billions of dollars every year. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) estimates that they paid out $3.1 billion in fake refunds in 2014. That is $3.1 million worth of tax returns that went to tax scammers instead of the correct people due to fraudulent tax scams.

Read more…

How to Secure your Smart Home Devices

Secure Smart Home DevicesSmart home devices put you at all kinds of risk. Your house can spy on you, your devices can listen to you and they can even identify when you aren’t at home. The connectivity and convenience these devices are built with have advantages and disadvantages. You don’t have to stay at risk; you can boost your security and stay safe from hackers instead!

Read more…

Secure your entire family

Our Products

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security

ZoneAlarm
Extreme Security

Virus free.
100% Guaranteed.

Learn more
ZoneAlarm Anti Virus

ZoneAlarm
Pro antivirus & firewall

Virus and spyware protection.

Learn more
ZoneAlarm Firewall Pro

ZoneAlarm
Pro Firewall

Blocks hackers and intruders

Learn more

Recent Tweets

Secure your family