Many of our commonly performed tasks can actually expose our PC to malware, and lacking basic PC security can lead to dire consequences. The cost of a security solution is insignificant compared to the substantial loss and damages you can incur from not being protected in the first place.
Continue Reading… The Cost of Insecurity
When he was just 15 years old, Michael “MafiaBoy” Calce managed to shut down several major websites including CNN, Dell, Amazon, Yahoo!, eBay, and E-Trade with a series of denial of service attacks. Now, more than a decade later, he talks about how the hacker culture has changed and what users can do to protect themselves.
Continue Reading… Inside the Mind of a Famous Hacker
Account hijacking is a big problem on Facebook, where attackers manage to guess—or brute-force—your passwords. Two-factor authentication can help make it harder for criminals to take over your account.
When attackers breach the account, the end goal may be just to send spam or to trick your friends into clickjacking scams. The attacker may also be using Facebook as a stepping stone to other attacks. Regardless, it makes sense to protect your account with something a bit stronger than just passwords.
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Android devices seem to be continually under attack, with new reports of malware almost every day. However, the biggest threats against your Android phone or tablet aren’t malware, but rather unauthorized users who may access your information.
Continue reading… 7 Ways to Protect Your Android Device
Facebook makes sharing really easy. It doesn’t matter whether you want to show off video or photos, tell your friends about a site you liked, or just start a conversation. Type in a few words and a few clicks later, that gem is out there for your friends to see.
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