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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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4 reasons why small businesses are vulnerable to cyberattacks

Cybercrime is at an all-time high. Attacks are getting increasingly sophisticated, and nobody is safe—including common internet users, small businesses, multinational conglomerates, and government institutions. Among those organizations, small businesses seem to be the most vulnerable to an attack. In 2017, it was found that more than 60% of all cyber attacks were aimed at […]

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$400 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen by hackers

Cryptocurrency is hot right now, and whenever something is hot, hackers pay attention. Research by Ernst & Young has shown that more than 10 percent of all the funds that were raised through initial coin offerings (ICOs), worth around $400 million, simply disappeared—and experts are pointing to hackers as the likely culprits. (more…)

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5 Little-Known Ways To Beef Up Your Online Security

2017 has been a year of major online security breaches. In the past six months, numerous cyber attacks such as WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya have affected countless users across the globe. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of our lapses in securing our information, so this means you have to be proactive in protecting yourself whenever and wherever […]

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Search engines for better privacy and anonymity online

Search engines make it easier for users to navigate through countless sources of information online, but using them can compromise your online privacy. To protect your anonymity and privacy, using a privacy search engine together with an anonymous VPN is the perfect solution. Why we use search engines The World Wide Web contains vast amounts […]

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