A botnet is a group of computers controlled by a hacker. The method of control combines two key advantages for the hacker. First, it amplifies the damage they can do, and second, the attacks don’t originate from their own computer, which makes them nearly impossible to trace. If your computer is infected by malware, […]
Have you been receiving suspicious text messages? You may be the target of smishing, or text message (SMS) phishing. We clear up everything you need to know about smishing, and how to block and report phone scam attempts.
Finding love online is becoming more and more commonplace. In fact, you probably know at least one couple who met online. However, the rise in popularity of online dating has resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of romance scams taking place. Dating and romance scams are nothing new, but with so many people […]
Cyberattacks are a daily occurrence and the concomitant costs for organizations are escalating. However, you can mitigate cyber disaster with free website security tools that will help you to identify website vulnerabilities and keep your visitors safe, or rather … safer. One would think large enterprises have the means and opportunity to monitor their applications […]
BYOD, and remote devices in general, carry a risk of data loss and data leakage. Here are some pointers on formulating a strategy to mitigate those risks.
Cyber crime is a quickly growing problem. Don’t passively let yourself become a victim. Here’s how to spot and avoid fake, scam or fraudulent websites.
In this article we’ll break out the most important aspects of internet safety and security into bite-sized chunks and offer some practical advice on each.
There are cybersecurity institutes and events dotted around the globe. Find a list of them here along with details of their objectives.
Find out about the most prominent cybercrime and cybersecurity surveys, studies, and reports, including their objectives and key findings.
The summit will tackle the theme of Security Serious Week 2017, Bridging the Cyber Skills Gap through Diversity and Creativity.