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24 julio 2022
While you may believe that your site doesn't have anything worth hacking, you'd be surprised how many websites are vulnerable to hacks.
Many website security breaches happen not to steal your data or mess with your layout. It uses your server as an email relay for spam and sets up a temporary server, which serves illegal files.
Another common way to abuse compromised machines is using a server as part of the botnet or mine for Bitcoins. Similarly, you can be hit by ransomware as well.
Hacking can be done by automated scripts that scour the internet to exploit a software’s known security problems. That’s why, in this post, we’ll talk about the eight practical tips on how you can keep your database safe and secure online: leer más...
4 mayo 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. leer más...
13 septiembre 2021
Hackers don’t limit their attacks to e-commerce sites. Blogs are vulnerable as well. WordPress and other suites are so popular that cybercriminals make it their business to learn how to exploit any weaknesses.
When they find those openings, they might take your site hostage, redirect your visitors to nefarious websites, or retrieve sensitive data about your business or customers.
In any case, it’s imperative that you ensure your blog is locked down. You can start this process by checking out the following security tips. leer más...
16 agosto 2021
Since there are lots of VPN uses that you might not be aware of, we’re going to highlight five uncommon uses for a VPN and how it works in your favor most of the time. leer más...
18 mayo 2021
Once you turn a computer on and connect it to anything, including your USB thumb drive, it is exposed to threats. Because of the nature of data movement methodologies and personal habits, there are threats everywhere. Know this and accept that fact and you have the right mindset to be safe.
The Internet is a vast and cool place, but as with everything good, there is a counterculture who wants to exploit it for their motives. In a way, a healthy dose of paranoia is good when computers are involved. The first preventative is a password.
We have decided to create a simple guide on how to make your password strong. leer más...
13 abril 2021
Since digitalization becomes a massive part of our life and the process fastens because of pandemic outbreaks in 2020-2021, more and more businesses proceed with remote working. In turn, remote work widens the list of potential risks for employers and requires more cybersecurity.
Being a skilled cybersecurity specialist after getting a quality education in this area, you can earn from USD 80,000 to 160,000 per year (the average salary for a cybersecurity analyst position in the US.) leer más...
17 marzo 2021
As more people are online, this is an open door for hackers to find cybersecurity weaknesses and attack them. More people mean more targets, and this is something hackers have done during this pandemic. However, the past year taught us important lessons regarding cybersecurity which we need to pay attention to this year too. leer más...
9 marzo 2021
No one will forget the major cybersecurity breaches that made international news – the U.S. IRS, Pentagon, and State Department, the retailer Target, and the credit reporting enterprise, Experian. These made international news because of the sheer size of these organizations and the number of people whose personal information was compromised.
No matter what size your business is, you must have strong enterprise cybersecurity systems of course, and, just as important, develop a policy that regulates the behaviors of everyone within the organization as well as any outside individual or organization doing business with your organization. leer más...
3 marzo 2021
When you can find any kind of information just in a couple of minutes, you think you’re all-powerful. Actually, it makes you really vulnerable. Tech companies and Internet Service Providers sell your personal information off to the highest bidder. And it is not the only danger when you’re online. leer más...
15 febrero 2021
Online scams are more common than you might think. Just because you are aware of the potential threats and have taken the necessary measures, it does not mean that other people have done the same.
No, there are plenty of individuals who end up making poor decisions and suffer for it by having their personal data exposed. More people should pay attention to their activities online. Hopefully, the tips mentioned below should help prevent scams online. leer más...