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3 Tips to Protect Yourself From the Office 365 Phishing Scams

Cybercriminals seem to get more and more sophisticated with their attacks, and phishing scams are no different. The McAfee Labs team has observed a new phishing campaign using a fake voicemail message to trick victims into giving up their Office 365 email credentials. During the investigation, the team has found three different phishing kits being used to ex
Publish At:2019-11-11 23:20 | Read:67 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Threat Notices email and web security data protecti

Chapter Preview: Ages 11 to 17 – From Tweens to Teens

For anyone who asks what happens during the tween through teen years, the best answer is probably, “What doesn’t happen?!” Just so you know, I’ve been there, done that, and got the T-shirt. And I survived. My kids were the first generation to grow up on social media. Like most teens in the mid-2000s, they got their first taste with MySpace and then switched
Publish At:2019-11-11 23:20 | Read:85 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Threat Notices data protection privacy cybersecurit

What You Need to Know About the Google Chrome Vulnerabilities

While you might have been preoccupied with ghosts and goblins on Halloween night, a different kind of spook began haunting Google Chrome browsers. On October 31st, Google Chrome engineers issued an urgent announcement for the browser across platforms due to two zero-day security vulnerabilities, one of which is being actively exploited in the wild (CVE-2019-
Publish At:2019-11-11 23:20 | Read:11 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Threat Notices computer security cybersafety cybers

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Holiday Shopping: Secure Your Online Purchases

As we gear up to feast with family and friends this Thanksgiving, we also get our wallets ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have practically become holidays themselves, as each year they immediately shift our attention from turkey and pumpkin pie to holiday shopping. Let’s take a look at these two holidays, and how their
Publish At:2019-11-11 23:20 | Read:46 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer malware mobile security mobile cybersecurity

Twitter Says No to Political Advertising

It is not that often that we see a company offering social media networking services voluntarily cut down a portion of its major revenue generator – advertising. Earlier this week, Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey surprisingly announced that Twitter would no longer accept political advertising campaigns. In a series of Tweets sent from his official profile account
Publish At:2019-11-11 22:35 | Read:78 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Social Media cybersecurity social media

Do Americans Think Their Phone Is Listening To Them? (Survey)

Microphones on your devices were created to make life simpler. Not sure what song is playing on the radio? Ask Siri to listen and tell you what the artist is. Need to call your mom but you’re in the middle of cooking dinner? Ask Alexa to make the call for you. The mics in our devices allow us to go hands-free and multitask.  The problem with online microphon
Publish At:2019-11-11 22:35 | Read:6 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Panda Security Security Technology cybersecu

Android smartphone owners fall victim to new ‘unremovable’ malware variant

No matter how destructive or invasive, Android malware can usually be removed from an infected device. But a new variant is causing problems for users. Known as xHelper, this new malware is causing a number of problems – not least the fact that it cannot be easily uninstalled. Normally deleting affected apps is enough to stop the infection, but not so with x
Publish At:2019-11-11 22:35 | Read:49 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Mobile News Mobile Security Android cybersecurity

A Cybersecurity Horror Story: October’s Creepiest Threats and How to Stay Secure

Halloween time is among us and ghosts and goblins aren’t the only things lurking in the shadows. This past month has brought a variety of spooky cyberthreats that haunt our networks and devices. From malicious malware to restricting ransomware, October has had its fair share of cyber-scares. Let’s take a look at what ghoulish threats have been leading
Publish At:2019-10-28 16:45 | Read:271 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Threat Notices computer security cybersafety cybers

Problems with your pc? When to use Panda’s free technical support

Panda Security is well-known for its expertise in detecting, preventing and removing malware infections. But as any PC owner knows, there’s a lot of other things that can go wrong. The sort of problems that take time and expertise to fix. So we’ve made your Panda Dome subscription even better. Now anyone with a valid subscription can get free technical suppo
Publish At:2019-10-28 10:35 | Read:272 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Panda Security cybersecurity security technology

7 Ways to Help Girls Pursue Their Passion for Tech

One of my favorite binges of late is the Netflix series Halt and Catch Fire. It’s a story about the personal computer revolution of the 1980s. The lead character, Cameron Howe, is a brilliant, self-assured young woman who runs circles around her, mostly male, co-workers, with her mad coding skills. I remember being influenced by a similar female lead. It was
Publish At:2019-10-26 11:20 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety Code.org cybersecurity cybersecurity career ge

McAfee Reveals the Most Dangerous Celebrities Across the Globe

Earlier this week, we revealed McAfee’s Most Dangerous Celebrity of 2019 in the U.S., Alexis Bledel. Growing from a young actress in “Gilmore Girls” to Ofglen in “A Handmaid’s Tale,” Bledel’s rising stardom helps to explain why she topped this year’s list. But, is that the case in other parts of the world as well? It
Publish At:2019-10-25 16:45 | Read:326 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Threat Notices cybersafety cybersecurity internet s

Halloween Cybersecurity Horror Stories 2019

Horror stories are an important tradition – and it turns out the world of cybersecurity has plenty to tell. Here are three genuine bone-chillers. The zombie phone outbreak With more than 1.5 billion users every month, WhatsApp is by far the world’s most popular messaging service. Available on Android, iOS and other mobile devices, the app connects people acr
Publish At:2019-10-25 04:15 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Security cybersecurity tips

Zuckerberg Roasted over Libra

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg got roasted with questions about the company’s involvement in the new ambitious cryptocurrency project called Libra. Even though the hearing before Congress was predominantly about Libra, the members of Congress used this as an opportunity to ask questions for other topics that included the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the mult
Publish At:2019-10-25 04:15 | Read:221 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Social Media cybersecurity Facebook

Elon Musk Destroys Smartphones For Security Reasons

Elon Musk destroys all his old smartphones: that’s why The real-life Tony Stark is supposedly often replacing and even destroying his smartphone for security reasons, a court filing revealed earlier this month. Elon Musk is currently being sued over a demeaning Tweet he sent targeting a British diver, and details in the statement filed as a part of the
Publish At:2019-10-23 09:15 | Read:271 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Security Antivirus cybersecurity news

“Gilmore Girls” Actress Alexis Bledel Is McAfee’s Most Dangerous Celebrity 2019

You probably know Alexis Bledel from her role as the innocent book worm Rory Gilmore in network television’s “Gilmore Girls” or as shy, quiet Lena Kaligaris in the “Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants” movies. But her most recent role as Ofglen in Hulu’s acclaimed “The Handmaid’s Tale” took a bit of a darker turn. And while Bledel made this dramatic on-
Publish At:2019-10-22 04:45 | Read:286 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Threat Notices cybersafety cybersecurity internet s

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