5 Things To Do If Your Email Account Is Hacked
Cybercriminals usually hacked your email account to access your personal data. We link everything from online banking to federal taxes with our emails, recovery from a hack is extremely time-sensitive. You’ll have to act fast and carefully if you want to minimize the damage to your identity, finances, and protect those around you.
5 Risks Of Using Free VPN Services
Injecting malware into your device is one of the common traits in free VPNs. Such malware can be used to steal sensitive information from your device or to encrypt your data as evident from recent ransomware attacks.
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9 Simple Things You Can Do to Be More Secure Online In 2021
There is nothing 100% safe as long as you are on the internet. With hacks, scams, malware, the internet can feel like a dangerous place these days. However, by implementing a small handful of security measures we can greatly reduce our exposure to all these threats. So, here are some simple things that you can do to be more safe and secure.
New Jersey Hospital Paid Ransomware Gang $670K To Prevent Data Leak
University Hospital New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey, paid a $670,000 ransomware demand this month to prevent the publishing of 240 GB of stolen data, including patient info. Bleepingcomputer Reported. The attack on the hospital occurred in early September by a ransomware operation known as SunCrypt,…
Swiss Watchmaker Swatch Shuts Down IT Systems To Stop Cyberattack
The Swiss watch manufacturer Swatch has fallen victim to a cyber attack. The company shut down its IT systems after this attack was discovered, Bomcity reported. Swatch Group is a Swiss watchmaker known for its colorful watches commonly found in department stores and employs over…
What Is A Cyber Attack? And How To Prevent It
A cyber attack is the deliberate exploitation of computer systems, networks, and technology-dependent enterprises. Cyber-Criminal uses malicious code to compromise your computer, logic, or data and steal, leak or hold your data hostage. A cyber attack is also known as a computer network attack (CNA).
Google Has Removed 17 Suspicious Apps From Google Play Store
Google has removed 17 suspicious apps from Google Play Store. The 17 apps, spotted by security researchers from Zscaler, were infected with the Joker (aka Bread) malware. This spyware is designed to steal SMS messages, contact lists, and device information along with silently signing up…
Windows XP Source Code Allegedly Leaked Online
The source code for Windows XP SP1 and other versions of the operating system was allegedly leaked online today. The leak was spread in a thread on the anonymous forum 4chan. Notably, the archive includes the Windows NT 3.5 and original Xbox source code dumps…
How To Hide Your Browsing History From ISPs
our ISP tracks your clicks for a number of reasons. For them, your browsing history is a revenue stream. Many ISPs compile anonymous browsing logs and sell them to marketing companies. Some Internet providers are even moving to make privacy a premium add-on, using your Internet history to market to you in much the same way websites do, unless you pay an additional monthly fee.
Are VPNs legal or illegal?
A virtual private network (VPN) gives you online privacy and anonymity by creating a private network from a public internet connection. VPNs mask your internet protocol (IP) address so your online actions are virtually untraceable. Most important, VPN services establish secure and encrypted connections to provide greater privacy than even a secured Wi-Fi hotspot.
What Is Cyberbullying? And How To Stop It
Cyberbullying is bullying with the use of digital technologies. It can take place on social media, messaging platforms, gaming platforms, and mobile phones. It is repeated behavior, aimed at scaring, angering, or shaming those who are targeted.
Top 10 Tips To Protect Your Online Privacy In 2021
Your privacy on the Internet depends on your ability to control both the amount of personal information that you provide and who has access to that information.
WordPress Malware Disables Security Plugins To Avoid Detection
Installing a security plugins is the best thing that we do to protect our sites from attacker. But what if an attacker disabled the plugins to avoid detection? According to a post in Sucuri blog, its showing how PHP malware exists which solves this problem…
Microsoft : New Cyberattacks Targeting U.S. Elections
Microsoft has detected cyberattacks targeting people and organizations involved in the upcoming presidential election. Hackers with ties to Russia, China and Iran are attempting to snoop on people and groups involved with the US 2020 presidential election, Microsoft says. “We have and will continue to…
Zoom Has Added Two-Factor Authentication For All Users
Cloud-based video conferencing service ‘Zoom‘ has added two-factor authentication (2FA) support to all user accounts to make it simpler to secure them against security breaches and identity theft. Two-Factor Authentication identifies online users by requiring them to present two or more pieces of evidence, or credentials, that…
What Is Identity Theft? And How To Protect Yourself
Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime around the globe for the very obvious reason that most of us have made our most valuable personal information — name, address, social security number, driver’s license, credit card number, etc. — available online. And cyber criminals are having an easy time stealing it!
Critical Vulnerability in File Manager Plugin Affecting Millions WordPress Websites
The Wordfence Threat Intelligence team is seeing a dramatic increase in attacks targeting the recent 0-day in the WordPress File Manager plugin. This plugin is installed on over 700,000 WordPress websites, and we estimate that 37.4% or 261,800 websites are still running vulnerable versions of this plugin at…
How to Protect Your Child’s Privacy During Remote Learning
One thing should remain a priority: the overall security of students’ learning experience during the pandemic. For this, many careful and considerable preparations are needed.
How To Secure Your Email Account
Electronic mail (email or e-mail) is a method of exchanging messages (“mail”) between people using electronic devices. Email entered limited use in the 1960s, but users could only send to users of the same computer, and some early email systems required the author and the recipient to both…