10 basic tips to help Windows users enhance internet security.
A disturbing list of things that are connected to the internet – many protected’ by weak passwords.
Anti-virus software and regular updates are not enough to protect against the danger lurking online.
Protect yourself from malware infection or identity theft by avoiding these seven internet security mistakes.
Techlicious offers 6 simple steps for managing the risks associated with today’s malware and security threats.
Web browsers have become a favorite target for those who create malware. When it comes to guarding against these threats – not all browsers are created equal.
Once known as the ‘world’s most dangerous hacker’, Kevin Mitnick now offers a video course on Internet Security.
…don’t run and unplug your modem for fear of the digital world, simply read on to learn from the mistakes I have seen many others make to keep yourself safe and virus free.
Here are five ways thieves can get their hands on your information.
A reader wants to send a PowerPoint Show file containing music via email but when he sends it, the viewer doesn’t hear the music. Why?
How to Tell If you’re Downloading from a Trusted Source – A Couple of Ways to Know
Computer security is no joke—the FBI recently arrested a man for child pornography, but when they investigated his computer, it turned out that a computer virus had been downloading the images using his account; in this article we’ll give you 10 tips to improve your computer security that may save you from being dragged out in handcuffs in front of your neighbors.
Computer security is one of the most widely discussed and hotly debated topics known to man. Want to start an internet fight? Just ask a question security software on any forum. Right after Antivirus choice in the “guaranteed to provide a lively discussion” topics list is firewalls. So, is there any REAL benefit to a firewall that provides outbound protection?
If not for a decision by this agency millions of infected computers would have suddenly lost their internet last year with no warning.
A slash through the padlock, the https, or the https appearing in red all mean one thing: something’s wrong. Exactly what’s wrong can vary.
When a major malware infection was discovered last year, a temporary solution was created on the internet. On July 9th, 2012, it’s scheduled to go away.
It happens all the time. In fact, in the last two days, both my mother and my aunt have had their email hacked. When your email is hacked, it is potentially a very dangerous situation. Quick and decisive action is absolutely required.
There are many forms of security intrusions on your computer and you should be aware of all of them. Sometimes you don’t have to do anything you would normally think would infect your computer. Infiltrations can happen without any action on your part. You don’t have to click or download programs to lose control of your system.
Are clever pseudonyms and fake names on the Internet about to become a thing of the past?
Remember a time when you were safe in your home, when you could talk to your family about important matters and feel safe? Remember when you wrote “CONFIDENTIAL” on the outside of an envelope and it meant something? Those days are gone and what’s worse, seem almost laughable. Bye bye privacy, it was good while it lasted.
By Bob Rankin
Spear phishing is a cybercrime technique that lures victims into revealing passwords, credit card data, and other sensitive information by masquerading as a communication from a trusted entity. The spear phishing communication – usually an email – looks very much like a familiar email format sent by your bank, Facebook, or anyone from which you’re accustomed to getting email. It may even include your name and other details which reassure you that “this is someone I know”. But beware, it’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing…