In our story yesterday on how to get a free VPN trial, we briefly talked about the importance of encrypting your data whilst using public Wi-Fi. In this post, we’ll dig a little deeper into the subject and explain the different methods hackers are using to gain illegal access to your personal computer and how Read More
This year at the 2015 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, the head of the Federal Trade Commission Edith Ramirez used her opening keynote to express concerns about the privacy and security of Internet of Things devices, and what the industry is going to need to do in the near future to gain the consumers’ trust.
Pirate Bay, the most popular torrent website, was shut down on December 9, 2014 in the ongoing fight against online piracy, but it has shown almost no effect on the piracy levels, as the numbers rose back to the same levels over the following days.
Early on Tuesday morning, TorrentFreak claimed that the servers of The Pirate Bay had been raided and shutdown in their native home of Sweden.
The FBI has warned US businesses that hackers have used a malicious software program to launch a highly destructive cyber attack in the country. The warning was issued in the wake of the massive breach at Sony Corp’s California unit and more attacks may be on the horizon.
Many companies have continued to integrate BYOD into the workplace to save money and make the staff happy and productive at the same time, but it turns out employees aren’t using these devices only for work-related purposes. A new study conducted by GFI Software and Opinion Matters revealed that during work hours, 36 percent of Read More
According to a new report released by the mobile software developer Lookout Security, the NotCompatible malware could be the next big threat for enterprise providers in 2015. Though the original build is going on several years old now, the freshest entry, known as NotCompatible.C, has evolved into a beast of infectious proportions that mimics some Read More
Enterprise security company Proofpoint has announced the acquisition of Nexgate, a social media security start-up, for $35m. Nexgate, whose backers included Sierra Ventures, provides security tools for organizations for their social media accounts. Gary Steele, CEO of Proofpoint, said companies need to protect their social media accounts more than ever before. “With the acquisition of Read More
Seven million Dropbox users recently lost their login and password credentials due to a major leak and users of the cloud storage service have now become victims of a major phishing attack. The attack, spread by thousands of spam emails, invited users to download a recently sent file by clicking on the link provided in Read More
There is an alarming increase in the number of hacking attempts launched from Amazon’s cloud based servers, as shown by the WAAR report by Imperva. Cloud systems are quite popular with cyber criminals because they have several flaws that a smart hacker can easily exploit. Also, in spite of their huge popularity, cloud-based storage systems Read More