Protect your Facebook and Twitter from hackers

Protect your Facebook and Twitter from hackers

In the wake of Facebook’s worldwide privacy scandal, it’s time to revisit some social media best practices. Your information is incredibly valuable, and you can’t rely on social media platforms to keep it safe from hackers. Heed these tips to make sure your Facebook and Twitter accounts are well secured.

3 reasons why VPNs are critical to protecting your information online

3 reasons why VPNs are critical to protecting your information online

Most businesses use the internet to do research, send emails, and work collaboratively through apps like Microsoft Office 365. But what most don’t realize is your computer and network are especially susceptible to attacks if you're browsing the internet without a VPN.

VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a technology that encrypts your information so other users, such as hackers or government officers, can’t see what you’re doing online.

Should you worry about Facebook’s breach?

Should you worry about Facebook’s breach?

Facebook is the most popular platform for developing brand awareness because it allows businesses to target users based on what they have posted in the past. But after the recent data breach scandal, is your data still safe? Read on to find out if you need to worry about your privacy.

Safety tips for watering hole attacks

Safety tips for watering hole attacks

Bad news, internet users: Cybercriminals have developed more advanced tricks to compromise your systems. While you may be familiar with attacks involving suspicious emails, the new kid on the block known as watering hole attacks are far more nefarious and effective.

Phishing hits businesses at tax time

Phishing hits businesses at tax time

Phishing schemes abound every season, and tax season is no exception. It’s an important time of year in the corporate world and cybercriminals are looking to take advantage of it, which is why your business must ensure that your confidential data is kept under lock and key.

A brief guide on keeping your data safe from ransomware, hardware failures, and data breaches

A brief guide on keeping your data safe from ransomware, hardware failures, and data breaches

Nowadays, more and more business transactions are done digitally. But with 43% of malware attacks targeting small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), it’s not unusual for SMB owners to wonder about the security of their business files.

When it comes to data safety, choosing to maintain either an in-house server or a cloud-based infrastructure is foremost in any business owner's mind.

Millions more affected by Equifax leaks

Millions more affected by Equifax leaks

Back in 2017, Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus in the US, made a major security blunder that leaked millions of sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, addresses, driver’s license numbers, and credit card details. The company estimated that the data of 145.5 million people (almost half the US population) were exposed.

New scam freezes Chrome to panic users

New scam freezes Chrome to panic users

Con artists have created a new method of deceiving Chrome users by freezing their browsers and displaying a security notification with bogus tech-support contact details. Their ultimate goal is to scare potential victims and trick them into dialing the fake hotline number on the screen.

Distributed spam hides illegal activities

Distributed spam hides illegal activities

Cybercriminals are fairly experienced at avoiding detection. By the time you notice they’ve infected your computer with malware or hijacked your account, serious damage has most likely already been done. To make matters worse, they have another way to hide their illegal activities, and it involves sending thousands of spam emails.