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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:278 | 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:359 | 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:423 | 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:356 | 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:396 | 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:826 | 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:271 | 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:482 | 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:768 | Comments:0 | Tags:Social engineering Threat analysis antivirus botnet coronavi

Emotet SMiShing Uses Fake Bank Domains in Targeted Attacks, Payloads Hint at TrickBot Connection

Before a short lull in mid-February, Emotet was in the midst of a rise in activity that has been apparent since late 2019 — in terms of both spam and infecting potential victims via SMiShing attacks. In cases observed by IBM X-Force researchers, SMS messages sent from what would appear to be local U.S. numbers are being delivered to mobile phones impersonati
Publish At:2020-02-19 08:17 | Read:709 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Threat Intelligence Antivirus Banking Security Phish

7 Ways to Wreck a Cybercrook’s Holidays

’Tis the season for giving and who better to give a giant headache to than the digital scammers working overtime to wreck our holidays? Can we spot and unravel every scam out there? Probably not. But, by taking a few minutes to get equipped to click, we can dodge common traps laid by cybercrooks and wreck their holidays before they get a chance to wreck ours
Publish At:2019-12-06 16:45 | Read:1662 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety cybercrime identity theft malware computer sec

Can Antivirus Slow Down Your Computer?

Can Antivirus Slow Down Your Computer? November 25th, 2019 No Comments antivirus, PC security, performance We all want to protect our computer from viruses and cyberattacks. After all, it contains our most sensitive information – credit card numbers
Publish At:2019-11-25 10:05 | Read:1429 | Comments:0 | Tags:antivirus PC security performance hardware slow computer slo

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:2022 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Security Antivirus cybersecurity news

Online Gaming Risks and Kids: What to Know and How to Protect Them

Reading Time: ~ 4 min. Online games aren’t new. Consumers have been playing them since as early as 1960. However, the market is evolving—games that used to require the computing power of dedicated desktops can now be powered by smartphones, and online gaming participation has skyrocketed. This unfortunately means that the dangers of online gaming have evolve
Publish At:2019-10-10 16:10 | Read:4099 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Posts Home + Mobile antivirus privacy

Stay Smart Online Week 2019

Let’s Reverse the Threat of Identity Theft!! Our online identities are critical. In fact, you could argue that they are our single most unique asset. Whether we are applying for a job, a mortgage or even starting a new relationship, keeping our online identity protected, secure and authentic is essential. This week is Stay Smart Online Week in Australia R
Publish At:2019-10-07 23:20 | Read:1763 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer Identity Protection antivirus cybercrime cybersafet

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