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4 Mai 2022
We could talk for hours about the larger socio-political issues that social media has a hand in, but what about the more immediate dangers closer to home? What about the glaring risks to our personal privacy?
In the attempt to connect people internationally, social media devs have inadvertently put some very dangerous tools in the hands of hackers, stalkers and a myriad of other cyber criminals.
In the interest of preventing your information from being accessed by these types of people, we’ve compiled a list of 5 tips and best practices to help you insure you’re using social media safely and securely. weiterlesen...
11 Januar 2022
The biggest concern with children using technology from a young age is their online safety.
There are many scary threats online that can put your child in danger. In order to avoid any harm from happening, it’s essential to teach kids about cyber security measures.
Here are approaches you can take to teach your child about cyber security: use parental control settings, establish boundaries, inform about malware, give them guidelines and use a VPN weiterlesen...
17 November 2020
The year 2020 will forever remain branded in our minds not only because of the COVID-19 pandemic but also because of the aftermath of this crisis. One of the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis is the rise in cybercrime.
The question right now is how to update cybersecurity toolkit to be able to handle the emerging cyber threats. The best way to stay ahead of security breaches is knowledge. weiterlesen...
16 November 2020
Ransomware attacks were increased by 41% last year,and this figure is expected to increase in future. The ransomware kits are easily available on the dark web .
The best way to reduce the risk of ransomware attacks is to stop it before it infects our devices and systems. Adopting a proactive approach is still the best defense. Since we can't predict what future holds for us, all we can do is protect ourselves by ensuring safe surfing practices. weiterlesen...
5 November 2020
Bad habits, everybody has them. Whether it’s convenience, laziness, security fatigue or just apathy, we all develop bad computing habits over the years, which could be detrimental to our security posture.
Here are 7 of the most common security-related bad habits that can be the most harmful to your overall security: weiterlesen...
24 Oktober 2020
The best things in life may be free, but not when it comes to a VPN. Where your online privacy is concerned, a free VPN, service will likely do you more harm than good. Luckily, there are ways you can overcome the risks involved with free VPNs when working from home.
A few years back, there was hardly any demand for VPN services. In recent years, the rising popularity of the digital nomad lifestyle and quarantine restrictions have made VPNs a necessity. If you're working from home and are considering using a VPN, here are the risks to avoid and what actions to take to secure your data (compare Free VPN vs. Paid VPN) Browser Hijacking weiterlesen...
11 Oktober 2020
It’s surprising but hackers attack 2,244 times a day. Financial losses related to cybercrime are projected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021. These impressive figures imply that business owners realize the damage their organizations might face due to cyberattacks. Alas, more than 77% of companies do not have a cybersecurity incident response plan and their IT teams have no clue how to respond to their websites’ attacks.
We’ll list the greatest threats to watch out for to keep your business protected weiterlesen...
4 Oktober 2020
Hackers are targeting students more often as teaching resources are increasingly based in digital environments and students rely more and more on technology to support their education. The benefits of technology in education are evident, but with this context cybersecurity becomes an essential element of back to school prep.
Ensure you’re well versed in the traditional scams, and understand how to leverage VPNs to protect yourself on open networks. Read on to discover the essential cybersecurity tips for going back to school. weiterlesen...
27 September 2020
If you are a VPN newbie, you should know that this type of technology gives you a fair share of practical cybersecurity benefits. You can use it to access restricted content or browse the Internet safely, but the story is two-fold and you need to be aware of its downsides as well. We are about to present you with six security factors you need to know before picking a VPN provider weiterlesen...
14 August 2020
Staying connected is synonymous with using the Internet now. Everywhere you look, you are surrounded by people sharing data across multiple platforms. The scenario on a college campus is not so different. Smart devices are facilitating not only learning but providing access to entertainment, networking, and other services as well.
However, along with that comes the threat to one's safety and privacy as well. If you are not careful enough, your data could end up in the wrong hands. The constant digital connection makes online security an increasingly stressing concern for students. In a dorm, the shared facilities make it even more essential to safeguard your devices.
Here, we will go over some of the best ways to keep your information private and secure. weiterlesen...