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How to give your social media security a boost

From login credentials to notifications, tracking and ads, ESET’s Lysa Myers explains how you can give your social media security a boost.

Top tips on how to use Pokémon GO safely

The world is going crazy for Pokémon GO. Here are some top tips from ESET’s Lysa Myers on how to enjoy this latest sensation safely.

How to delete your smartphone data securely before selling your device

Understanding how to delete your smartphone data before selling your device is important if you want to protect your privacy and keep information secure.

Exploiting 1-byte buffer overflows

Matías Porolli shows how exploit another classic buffer overflow vulnerability, in which the ebp register is moved to execute an arbitrary code.

Security Bulletin: Steps you should take to fix a Java SE security risk on your computer

Steps you should take to fix a Java SE security risk on your computer, a message from Oracle, broadcast by ESET, as requested by the FTC.

5 Systems Admin relationship tips (so you’re on talking terms again)

Want to mend your systems admin relationship? On this Systems Administration appreciation day, we give you a few tips to help mend fences.

How to shop online safely during the summer sales

The summer sales are upon us and there are plenty of good deals to be had online, but internet shopping is not without its dangers.

4 tips for recovering from an attack

Recent high-profile data breaches have illustrated criminals’ insatiable appetite for data and financial reward. Here’s some information on what to do after an attack.

A beginner’s guide to starting in InfoSec

Much ink has been spilt about the shortage of people trained in information security – especially the lack of women in the industry. Lysa Myers discusses.

Cyber risk analysis, assessment, and management: an introduction

Risk analysis is the first step towards managing risks, particularly when it comes to cyber risks. This recorded webinar introduces and explains key concepts, with links to several useful risk assessment tools.

5 security questions to ask before clicking on a link

Should you trust that link? We Live Security runs down five quick security questions to ask before you click on a URL.

National Small Business Week: a cybersecurity survival guide

It’s National Small Business Week in the U.S. and, because properly protecting the digital assets of your small business could be vital to its success, here’s a cybersecurity survival guide.

Advanced Persistent Threats: Using multi-layered detection to defend against APTs

Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are a growing concern to the world’s companies and networks. This recorded webinar looks at real-world data breaches resulting from APTs and how multi-layered proactive detection can combat this threat.

5 steps to take after a company is infected

Information security has become an even more critical factor of the business model, as it protects the most essential asset: information.

Six ways to backup your data

Today is World Backup Day, and it goes without saying that backing up data is a thoroughly sensible thing to routinely get into the habit of doing.

The future of security in healthcare: Mobile devices

The pressure for businesses to allow their employees to access work resources with their personal mobile devices may be overwhelming. How can healthcare IT and Security staff implement this without giving criminals the keys to the castle?

Premera Breach: Healthcare businesses in the crosshairs

Criminals are targeting medical records because of their value, and as a result, medical breaches are the fastest growing type of breach. What can healthcare businesses do to get themselves out of the crosshairs?

Heimdal blog, 19 Experts, 50+ Security Tips

Heimdal asked a range of security experts for their essential security tips. 19 experts (including David Harley) offered over 50 tips.

10 tips for protecting your virtual Bitcoin wallet

There have been some high-profile Bitcoin thefts recently. Here are 10 tips on protecting your virtual bitcoin wallet.

Lenovo and Superfish? Don’t panic, you may not be affected

Lenovo’s installation of a security-breaking app called Superfish on some computers has customers justifiably angry, but some folks are now unnecessarily confused by false positive detection.

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