pc security

Stealing Data from Locked PCs Possible Using USB Device

This should come as a surprise, a mild or perhaps not-so-mild shock, to those many people who lock their computer screens while temporarily moving away. Well, your system, your data is not secure when you do so. It’s just a…

ransomware

Ransomware That Strikes Posing As Windows Update

Fantom, a new ransomware discovered recently, strikes disguised as a legitimate Microsoft Windows update. Thus it tricks users into downloading it, thereby paving the way for data breach… Malware researcher Jakub Kroustek of security firm AVG has discovered this rather…

ddos

When DDoS Attacks, Botnets Play Mischief

DDoS attacks (Distributed Denial of Service attacks) and the data breaches that accompany such attacks are of serious consequence; these constitute the major share of cyber-attacks that happen and the consequences are mostly very devastating too. Such DDoS attacks are…

cybersecurity

Michael C.Burgess says Ransomware criminals should be “shot at sunrise”

US politician and Texas Representative Michael C.Burgess has voiced a very strong opinion regarding the issue of malware attacks when he said that Ransomware perpetrators should be “shot at sunrise”. He made this comment at the encryption hearing before a…

Best SSL Certificate

Comodo’s Market Leadership as the Number One Global Digital Certificate Authority Continues

Today, the Comodo organization announced that for the ninth consecutive month, Comodo has increased its market share leadership position as the number one digital certificate authority in the world.  Comodo took the number one position away from Symantec back in…

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Boost Your MSP Revenue by Becoming an MSSP

You work in IT services, so you are well aware that the demand for security, especially among small- and mid-sized businesses, is rising in correlation with the number and complexity of cyber attacks. This growing fear of malware and other…

Youtube Tips

7 Smart Tricks to Make the Most of YouTube

YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine for a good reaon. From viewing all the latest viral videos to finding workout tutorials, from streaming Ted Talks to catching a glimpse of upcoming movie trailers – YouTube really pulls it…

Amazon Leads Malware Hosts and Getting Worse

Fake Website Imitates Westpac Banking Corporation for Phishing

From: WBC <info@wbc.com> Subject: 1 new Payment! Email content: The link “Click here to Sign In Westpac Online Banking” opens the web page: http://stokki.pl/wp-content/themes/twentyfourteen/genericons/web.php. Stokki.pl web site is registered from Poland and has the following details: https://www.nazwa.pl/ WHOIS database responses: http://www.dns.pl/english/opiskomunikatow_en.html When the…

cybersecurity

Beware Ad Attacks: Malvertising is Booming

Remember when online security meant avoiding those sites on the wrong side of the tracks? No more. Malvertising is booming—not only in the number of attacks, but in sophistication as well. “Malicious advertising” is the illegal effort of spreading malware…

Twitter Scams

Twitter Direct Message Phishing Scams Continue

Phishing scams are continuing to plague Twitter users, now through the platform’s Direct Message (DM) feature. As many people know, with the DM feature, users can send direct twitter messages to people, without broadcasting to the entire community. The condition…

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