Don’t fall for distributed spam distraction

Users get around 200 emails in their inbox a day, including work messages, automated payment slips, and everyone’s least favorite email, spam. Spam [...]

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Enlist IT help when installing CPU updates

It’s been three weeks since one of the worst IT security vulnerabilities in history was announced, and consumers are still receiving mixed messages [...]

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Beware of what you save in web browsers

There are a number of reasons you should be wary of saving your password to a digital platform. Just look at Yahoo’s data breach in 2013, which leak[...]

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Meltdown, Spectre and You

If you have not heard about the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities announced late last week, you must have been off the grid.  Welcome Back! The[...]

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Phishing alert: scammers now use encryption

Just when you thought cyber criminals couldn’t get smarter, along comes a new scamming technique. Previously used for safeguarding browsing activity[...]

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VPNs: Why you need them

Whether it’s because of government surveillance or cyberattacks, internet users are more concerned than ever about the privacy of their online activ[...]

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Google releases year-long security study

Passwords are your first line of defense against hackers. But over the years, they have developed plenty of methods to steal them. To gain a deeper un[...]

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Hackers KRACK WiFi security

You’ve heard of ransomware, denial-of-service attacks, and even phishing, but one hacking technique you may not have heard of is the KRACK exploit. [...]

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Your passwords are not secure

In 2003, a manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) authored a document on password best practices for businesses, federal[...]

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Equifax sheds light on incident response

When it comes to security, it’s better to be safe than sorry. But as the Equifax leak case has taught us, once a security breach does happen, it’s[...]

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