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Feeling watched? How hackers can use your webcam to spy on you

Do you often feel like somebody’s watching? You might want to trust that instinct, especially if you have a computer at home or work. Malware and virus technology allows a hacker to view you right through the camera on your computer. This is called a RAT, standing for “Remote Access Trojans.” Malware on infected devices […]

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Fake followers? Why this company might be selling your stolen online profile

Having a large following on Twitter can mean big business. And as anyone who is active on social media probably knows, it’s all-too-easy to buy fake followers in an effort to appear more influential. What you might not realize, however, is that these fake followers are often impersonating real people with stolen personal information—even, potentially, […]

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6 Public Wifi Security Tips

6 public Wi-Fi security tips

Ideally, unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspots should just be avoided. However, their convenience and freeness make it somewhat difficult to resist connecting to them, especially in situations when you don’t have easy access to a secure network. If you find yourself needing to connect to an open Wi-Fi network, you need to ensure that your information […]

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5 simple tips to significantly improve your online privacy

Protecting our online privacy is becoming increasingly challenging. From the U.S. government rolling back regulations that prevent ISPs from selling your browsing history to massive data breaches like Equifax and Yahoo, the threat to our digital privacy is something we should all be taking seriously. Here are five simple tips that anyone can implement to […]

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Why Cybersecurity Is A Problem For The Healthcare Industry

4 reasons why cybersecurity is a problem for the healthcare industry

The healthcare industry treats millions upon millions of patients each year. This huge number of cases means equally massive amounts of patient information to deal with. Couple that with poor online infrastructure, and the consequence is an enormous cybersecurity problem that the healthcare industry is unable to handle. The cybersecurity of the healthcare industry is […]

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Ways To Protect Your Busiess From Cyberattacks

4 Ways To Protect Your Business From Cyberattacks

For 2018, cybersecurity professionals predict that cybercriminals will be shifting their targets. Analysts believe that a greater number of businesses will suffer from all kinds of cyberattacks, likely because hitting regular citizens did not prove profitable in the previous year. This is why now more than ever, you must be both vigilant and proactive to […]

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