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Only using a password is not secure enough, and you'll inevitably become a victim if passwords are the only form of protection for your account. We will discuss tools to help you enable MFA for your business accounts.
Social media usage has increased over 50% since the beginning of the COVID pandemic. Simultaneously, cyber crime has too. What you share can be used against you.
Unfortunately businesses of all sizes are at risk to a breach in their data. We will list the top breaches in the last 10 years and what we can learn from them.
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What do you think of when you hear “hacker”? From stereotypes what comes to mind is a guy in a hood hunched over a computer or a computer genius. For example, the movie “The Social Network” you see the Mark Zuckerberg character just whizzing through and hacking networks because he’s a super genius. In the… Read More »
What is Social Engineering? Social engineering is the use of deception and manipulation to convince us to hand over personal information that can be used for fraudulent purposes. Who is behind this manipulation? For one thing, it’s not the guy in the hood hunched over a computer in a dark room. Cyber criminals rarely need… Read More »
Due to public health concerns with COVID-19, most companies across the world are deploying “work from home” policy. For this reason, video conferencing has become a popular and easy way to stay connected. Many businesses and even schools/ educational institutions are leveraging platforms such as Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, etc. Zoom is one of the… Read More »
7 Necessities before Sending Your Workforce Remote Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies are considering work from home options to facilitate social-distancing and keep their workforce healthy. However, it’s not as simple as sending your employees home, firing up personal laptops and getting back to work. Here are seven things you need to have… Read More »
Cybercriminals play on fear, and this pandemic is a perfect opportunity for them to take advantage of the fear that already exists amongst all of us. It’s COVID-19 that has made cyber criminals go out in full force with various scams and threats targeting people in the crisis. As states and cities are working to… Read More »
3 Good Tips to Detect Credit Card Skimmers Nowadays, credit card fraud and unauthorized access have become more sophisticated. Credit card hackers use particular devices known as “skimmers” that access and store your data when you swipe or insert your credit card. Luckily, you can easily identify the skimmers visually. But the question is- how… Read More »
4 Quick Tips to Remember After a Data Breach According to the study from Teramind, around 231,354 data records are stolen or lost every hour. It is quite shocking! isn’t it? With the incidence of data breaches occurring on a common basis, people have become desensitized towards them. Now the question arises is- how to… Read More »
5 Most Actionable Tips To Keep Your Children Safer Online Have you talked to your children about Internet threats and cyber security? Not yet? Well, you are not alone. According to a recent global survey conducted by AVG, only 43% of parents talk to their children about online safety out of 9,500 parents/guardians. So, despite… Read More »
Here’s What You Need To Know About Malvertising When the global malware cost is already staggering, it is anticipated that on the current trajectory that it will reach around $6 trillion by the end of 2021. Well, do you know how does malvertising affects individuals and even businesses? How to avoid malvertising and its effects?… Read More »
3 Ways To Better Secure Your Credit Card Data These days, as the concern over financial data theft increases, having the know-how of credit card protection is becoming crucial than ever. It was estimated that credit card data are more vulnerable to get hacked. In terms of prime targets, the most compromised industry is retail,… Read More »
All You Need to Know About an Update of Software, O/S or Browser An update is simply an improved, fixed or new version of the software, operating system or browser. An update can also be a set of additional security features that come to enhance reliability on a devise’s hardware or in a software application…. Read More »
What Should Retail Businesses Know About POS System Security? In the May end, Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. made a startling announcement related to a serious data breach that had occurred at nearly 15% of its popular drive-thru restaurants, Checkers and Rally’s. The company discovered a malware at the point of sale (POS) systems of its… Read More »
7 Steps You Should Take Now to Keep Your Smart Phone Secure Smart phones are an integral part of our lives today. Because smart phones are so intertwined into our day-to-day life, they also tend to serve as a popular doorway for hackers who want to covertly and illegally enter into people’s lives and gain… Read More »