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IoT forecast: Running antivirus on your smart device?

In 2016, threat actors pulled off a basic but devastating botnet attack that harnessed the power of the Internet of Things (IoT). After gathering a list of 61 default username and password combinations for IoT devices, threat actors scanned the Internet for open Telnet ports and, when they found a vulnerable device, gained entry, eventually amassing an ar
Publish At:2020-11-19 17:12 | Read:112 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malwarebytes news antivirus DDos attack Internet of Things I

What’s the deal with security product testing anyway?

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. It’s common for savvy online shoppers to check third-party reviews before making an online purchasing decision. That’s smart, but testing the efficacy of security software can be a bit more difficult than determining if a restaurant had decent service or if clothing brand’s products are true to size. So, with the arguably more sign
Publish At:2020-11-17 09:57 | Read:93 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile antivirus security

13 Spooky Cybersecurity Facts for Halloween and Cyber Security Awareness Month

13 Spooky Cybersecurity Facts for Halloween and Cyber Security Awareness Month October 28th, 2020 No Comments antivirus, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Holidays We celebrate Halloween this year quite differently than ever before. Due to the COVID pa
Publish At:2020-10-28 14:53 | Read:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:antivirus Data Privacy Data Protection Holidays cybersecurit

Is Video Conferencing Still A Security Risk to Your Business?

Is Video Conferencing Still A Security Risk to Your Business? October 22nd, 2020 No Comments antivirus, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Uncategorized This year with COVID, the American worker is working differently –as well as shopping, being enterta
Publish At:2020-10-22 10:41 | Read:268 | Comments:0 | Tags:antivirus Data Privacy Data Protection Uncategorized securit

Why Antivirus Protection isn’t Enough to Stay Totally Safe

Viruses and malware are the main tools used by cybercriminals to break into networks and steal data. As a result, anti-malware software like Panda Dome is absolutely essential for keeping your computer and personal data secure. These tools can scan your hard drive for virus infections and remove them automatically. But cyberattacks are becoming more sophisti
Publish At:2020-10-22 06:27 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Antivirus passwords security software V

Experts warn of flaws in popular Antivirus solutions

Researchers disclosed details of security flaws in popular antivirus software that could allow threat actors to increase privileges. Security researchers from CyberArk Labs disclosed details of security vulnerabilities found in popular antivirus software that could be exploited by attackers to elevate their privileges on the target system. Antivirus so
Publish At:2020-10-05 14:53 | Read:366 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking antivirus DLL hijacking hacking news i

Back to School – Remote Learning Security Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Back to School – Remote Learning Security Amid Covid-19 Pandemic August 23rd, 2020 No Comments antivirus, Data Privacy, Data Protection, remote learning, remote work Just as in every year, September marks the end of summer and the beginning of
Publish At:2020-08-23 09:46 | Read:659 | Comments:0 | Tags:antivirus Data Privacy Data Protection remote learning remot

‘Just tell me how to fix my computer:’ a crash course on malware detection

Malware. You’ve heard the term before, and you know it’s bad for your computer—like a computer virus. Which begs the question: Do the terms “malware” and “computer virus” mean the same thing? How do you know if your computer is infected with malware? Is “malware detection” just a fancy phrase for antivirus? For that matter, are anti-malware
Publish At:2020-08-21 14:51 | Read:721 | Comments:0 | Tags:Awareness 101 anti-exploit Anti-Malware antivirus cybersecur

Protecting your Devices’ Mic from Hackers

Protecting your Devices’ Mic from Hackers August 10th, 2020 No Comments antivirus, Data Privacy, Mobile Security, Online Privacy Eavesdropping. It used to be something we did to people who shared the same space with us before text messages was a thi
Publish At:2020-08-10 15:12 | Read:678 | Comments:0 | Tags:antivirus Data Privacy Mobile Security Online Privacy

Difference Between Antivirus and Antimalware + Do I Need Both?

Long before AI, back when you could choose the color of your Mac to match your room, computer viruses were simple. Threat detection was as easy as finding a “creeper system” within a line of code. Today, the original profile of a virus is nearly obsolete while more dangerous forms of malware have taken center stage. While a virus is indeed a type of malware,
Publish At:2020-08-05 13:05 | Read:576 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware advanced cybersecurity Antivirus cybersecurity Virus

Can My Webcam Be Accessed Remotely?

Can My Webcam Be Accessed Remotely? July 28th, 2020 No Comments antivirus, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Online Privacy, Uncategorized With the huge increase of people working from home due to Covid-19, millions of home laptops and desktops are lay
Publish At:2020-07-28 16:14 | Read:698 | Comments:0 | Tags:antivirus Data Privacy Data Protection Online Privacy Uncate

Cyber Crimes on 4th of July Amid Corona Times

Cyber Crimes on 4th of July Amid Corona Times July 3rd, 2020 No Comments antivirus, Data Privacy, Data Protection, Mobile Security, Online Privacy, Online Safety, PC security, remote work It’s clear to everyone that we are living in unprecedented ti
Publish At:2020-07-03 10:06 | Read:1183 | Comments:0 | Tags:antivirus Data Privacy Data Protection Mobile Security Onlin

Why You Need More than Built-In Antivirus Protection

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. Most major tech blogs have run some variation of the following headline in recent months: Is it worth paying for an antivirus solution anymore? The insinuation, of course, is that built in antivirus solutions for Mac and Windows machines have progressed to such a point that it’s no longer worth reinforcing them with a paid solution
Publish At:2020-06-23 13:51 | Read:490 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile antivirus Virus

Refocusing Cybersecurity Best Practices on Security Hygiene

While organizations around the world are rightly focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, the work of cybersecurity must continue. In fact, attackers often increase their efforts to breach networks and systems during times of trouble, counting on the chaos as a useful distraction. In such times, the best cybersecurity practices should actually refocus on the most b
Publish At:2020-05-24 06:18 | Read:708 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Antivirus Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Cyb

Fake “Corona Antivirus” distributes BlackNET remote administration tool

Scammers and malware authors are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis in full swing. We have seen a number of spam campaigns using COVID-19 as a lure to trick people into installing a variety of malware, but especially data stealers. As more of us work from home, the need to secure your computer, especially if you are connecting to your company̵
Publish At:2020-03-23 17:03 | Read:993 | Comments:0 | Tags:Social engineering Threat analysis antivirus botnet coronavi

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