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How online ads can endanger your security

Ads are everywhere on the internet. From simple banner ads at the tops of web pages to small ads in sidebars, that you see as you scroll down to a page. From animated ads to pop-up videos, both of which distract you when you’re trying to read to grab your attention. And sometimes ads cover an entire page until you either click them, or find the little
Publish At:2020-05-03 06:42 | Read:459 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy ad blockers advertising malware

A week in security (November 25 – December 1)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we discussed why the notion of “data as property” may potentially hurt more than help, homed in on sextortion scammers getting more creative, and explored the possible security risks Americans might face if the US changed to universal healthcare coverage. Other cybersecurity news The country of Venezuela turn
Publish At:2019-12-02 16:50 | Read:1046 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security a week in security ad blockers awis data

15 Easy, Effective Ways to Start Winning Back Your Online Privacy

Someone recently asked me what I wanted for Christmas this year, and I had to think about it for a few minutes. I certainly don’t need any more stuff. However, if I could name one gift that would make me absolutely giddy, it would be getting a chunk of my privacy back. Like most people, the internet knows way too much about me — my age, address, phone
Publish At:2019-10-12 11:20 | Read:1490 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety ad blockers children's privacy cloud security

7 Online Tools for Security Managers

Protecting the company’s servers and online presence is a task that requires a lot of effort. As a result, the reality of securing the online environment is hitting companies hard because hackers and malware constantly find new ways to compromise their online security and privacy.Following a hack or breach, days, months and even years of work could be lost.
Publish At:2016-12-13 17:55 | Read:10910 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection ad blocker

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