1 Billion Records hacked

Billions and billions—it’s only a matter of time before this becomes the number of hacking incidents in a single year, because just in 2014, over one billion records were hacked out of 1,500 different hacking incidents, says a recent report.Some other findings from the report:...more

I've been hacked, now what?

You’re not special; a hacker CAN get into your computer or smartphone. Would you know how to clean up this mess?Start by locating the portal through which the hacker got in such as a browser, emal program. Next, disconnect/uninstall this gateway from the Internet so it doesn’t invade other systems....more

Make Information Security a Priority

Just about everyone has private information that should be protected. Let’s begin with something you’ve surely heard of: antivirus protection.But this isn’t enough to guard your personal data. A free antivirus service may not even update automatically, and this is very important to keep up with rapidly evolving technology. Your protection is worth the fee for Antivirus, a firewall, antiphishing software and antispyware....more

What is Wardriving?

Wireless networks have certainly brought a lot of convenience to our lives, allowing us to work and surf from almost anywhere—home, cafes, airports and hotels around the globe. But unfortunately, wireless connectivity has also brought convenience to hackers because it gives them the opportunity to capture all data we type into our connected computers and devices through the air, and even take control of them....more

What is a firewall?

Most of us may have heard the term, and know it’s related to security in some way, but do you really know what a firewall is? Traditionally, firewalls were built to keep danger at bay—they were doors (or walls) to block fire from coming into another area—hence the name firewall. When you’re thinking in terms of your online security, modern-day hardware and software firewalls are similar. They act as barriers to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information....more
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