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How to protect yourself from cybersecurity scams in 2018

Cybersecurity scams are an increasing threat. According to AppRiver’s Global Security Report, there were more than 14.5 billion emails containing malware sent in 2017. Most of these threats come from the U.S. and peak during the fall. Then there are the billions of records which were stolen or lost due to cyber attacks in the […]

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Why you’re still at risk from hackers with Meltdown and Spectre

Two new security issues are on the radar: Meltdown and Spectre. We mentioned in a previous post how Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others have released software updates to help prevent attacks, but if you think that means you now have nothing to worry about, think again. If you have a computer, you are almost certainly […]

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The OSX/Dok malware and how you can protect your Mac

OS X users, beware: There is a new malware strain that can bypass OS X’s malware detection measures and infect a system, allowing attackers to track and alter all incoming and outgoing traffic. To protect yourself, you will need the help of the best Internet security VPN for Mac. What is OSX/Dok? The OSX/Dok malware […]

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Online fraud: The essential guide to protecting yourself

Yes, it’s possible: preventing fraudsters from getting to you via online trickery and other stealthy actions. Yes, it’s possible to be thinking one step ahead of cybercriminals. There are simple precautions you can take to help avoid online fraud from happening to you. Here are some essential tips you should follow. Emails Let’s begin with […]

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6 Simple Ways to Protect Your Twitter Account from Hackers

Twitter hacks are far from an uncommon occurrence. Users ranging from major news media outlets to A-list celebrities have suffered the effects of unscrupulous hackers. Depending on the nature of the hack, the effects can range from annoying to disastrous. While there are ways you can recover from a Twitter hack, a far better tactic […]

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How to protect yourself from hackers [Infographic]

According to the Trustwave’s 2013 Global Security Report, cyber-security threats are increasing as quickly as we can implement measures against them. Hackers have lots of different ways to steal your private data and information. And the main reason why hackers go after your personal information is identity theft! Over the past year, there have been […]

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10 Ways Your Digital Device Could Be Hacked

Today, we rely on digital devices more than ever before. But unlike in years past, most of these devices – whether they’re E-readers, tablets, laptops, notebooks, smartphones, printers, game consoles, smart home devices, handheld gaming systems, smart TVs, or even mattresses, they can all now connect to the Internet. Because of this, there are tons of […]

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Faked Digital Certificates Add Risks to Private Browsing on WiFi

Imagine this scenario: You are seated in the corner of a coffee shop privately browsing on their public WiFi network, espresso in one hand and iPad in the other, safely away from any snoopers. A man wearing a black apron stops by, tells you how much you owe, and you pay him. But, you just […]

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