What was Scan4You, and why was it called a counter anti-virus (CAV) website?
Archives - May 2018
The Dark Overlord, known for a number of breaches and cyber-extortion campaigns in the last two years, is believed to have made US$275,000 from various schemes
With the deadline fast approaching, SMBs are reminded of what is required to become compliant
The move is intended to help address the mobile platform’s perennial problem – that many manufacturers of Android-powered devices are slow to get software updates out the door
Recent survey shows that adults in the US view computer hacking as a major threat to their quality of life
A team of academics says that, if exploited, the vulnerabilities can reveal the plaintext of encrypted emails, including those sent years ago
Double zero-day vulnerabilities fused into one. A mysterious sample enables attackers to execute arbitrary code with the highest privileges on intended targets
Do you still remember how WannaCryptor ran its – winding – course? It was a tale that revealed a number of intriguing plot lines amid the ransomworm’s numerous twists and turns.
The answer may hinge on if you're a glass-half-full or glass-half-empty kind of person. While we’re at it, how about regulators’ level of preparedness, anyway?
Time does fly! It feels like only yesterday that a new strain of hitherto little-known malware achieved celebrity status among global ransomware campaigns
The infamous outbreak may no longer be causing mayhem worldwide but the threat that enabled it is still very much alive and posing a major threat to unpatched and unprotected systems
It’s tax season in Canada and scammers are using fake tax refund forms to lure victims into supplying their personal information via phishing pages
The importance of providing the best possible after-sales service to customers
A bug within Twitter’s internal systems exposed, in plain text, the passwords of an undisclosed number of users.
The move is part of the company’s HTTPS-everywhere vision for the internet
World Password Day, celebrated on the first Thursday of every May, is a timely reminder of the fact that our passwords are the key to a wealth of personal information about us.
There is a lot of debate about Wi-Fi speeds and whether they can offer higher potential speeds than a cable connection, but in practice Ethernet connections turn out to be not only faster but also safer.
How to use parental control apps to protect children and the fine line that exists between controlling the use of technology and invasion of privacy