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By Guest Author On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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How to protect the elderly from scam calls

Fraudsters and scam artists often make elderly people their prime targets because of their high vulnerability. Why are they vulnerable? Why do they have a higher susceptibility to being a victim of a scam? It is More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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Russian hackers stole NSA files using Kaspersky, who deny the accusations

Hackers working for the Russian government stole details of how the U.S. penetrates foreign computer networks and defends against cyberattacks after a National Security Agency contractor removed the highly classified More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Shocking Equifax breach could impact over 140 million consumers

About 143 million U.S. customers of credit report giant Equifax may have had information compromised in a cyber security breach, the company has disclosed. Equifax said cyber-criminals accessed data such as Social More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Q1 DDoS attack recap: well, the good news is attacks are getting shorter

Welcome to the recap of DDoS attacks in the first quarter of 2017, where good news isn’t really good at all. With the way DDoS attacks have dominated headlines in the last few years, even casual observers of online More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Data Security in the News

According to the 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, around 52 percent of merchants have experienced a data breach in one form or another. In addition, around 19 percent feel vulnerable. The problem is many retailers, More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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What is Social Media Governance and Why is it So Vital?

On today’s business landscape, ensuring positive customer experience, guarding against reputation damage, and thwarting would-be cyber criminals, hackers and other bad actors is essential for success — and in More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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TRANSCRIPT: President Trump speech, Warsaw Poland July 6, 2017

MELANIA TRUMP: Hello, Poland!  Thank you very much.  My husband and I have enjoyed visiting your beautiful country.  I want to thank President and Mrs. Duda for the warm welcome and their generous hospitality. More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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7 Best Practices Small Businesses Must Adopt Against Security Breaches

Instances of security breaches and information leaks where large companies are the “Target” easily make the headlines. You’ll hear of the millions of dollars in losses incurred by the companies and the damages More...

By Guest Author On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Using P2P file sharing systems safely

Since the birth of P2P file sharing technologies, uploading and making access to files among internet users have become much easier. Users started uploading music, movies, and books whilst giving access to other More...

By Adam Lee On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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How to prevent a cyberattack on your business

More than a third of SMEs in the UK have been the target of a cyberattack of some kind during the last twelve months, and the consequences are becoming more devastating due to the detrimental impact on an enterprise’s More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Don’t know what antivirus to get? Here’s what it needs to have

All antivirus programs set out to protect you from harm, but not all of them are good at it. The main difference between a bad antivirus program and a good one is the amount of features it has. You don’t need More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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7 Tips for secure shopping offline and online

The world is gravitating to online commerce. With the rise of internet retailers, more people are getting used to freely delivering their personal information at checkouts. At the same time, the rise in access to More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Don’t know what antivirus to get? Here’s what it needs to have

All antivirus programs set out to protect you from harm, but not all of them are good at it. The main difference between a bad antivirus program and a good one is the amount of features it has. You don’t need More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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UK surfer Marcus Hutchins labeled ‘hero’ for kill switch on new global malware attack

The man who stopped a global cyber attack in its tracks with a simple “kill switch” has been identified as Marcus Hutchins, a 22-year-old surfer from Devon, UK. Hutchins is a self-taught cyber expert, labelled More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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President Trump calls emergency meeting to respond to weekend’s ‘unprecedented global’ cyberattack

President Trump reportedly ordered an emergency meeting over the weekend after an unprecedented global “ransomware” attack has hit at least 100,000 organizations in 150 countries. Senior security staffers with More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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The Three Types of Protection Your Small Business Can’t Afford to Be Without

In the wake of a seemingly unsteady landscape for businesses, long-term protection and security are on the minds of many entrepreneurs looking to stay afloat. You’ve probably grown tired of hearing about the More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Small Businesses Falling Prey to Hackers at Record Rates

Any small business owner who isn’t following the news on cyber-attacks should really begin doing so immediately, if not sooner! The news isn’t good and for those who have been following trends in cyber-attacks, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Four Ways To Protect Your Information And Your Identity

From money hacks to identity theft, the information you share and use online is not inherently safe. You have to do something to protect it, just as much as you need to do things to save the content on your computer. More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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FBI’s James Comey: Americans shouldn’t have ‘expectations of absolute privacy’

FBI Director James Comey warned Wednesday that Americans should not have expectations of “absolute privacy,” adding that he planned to finish his term leading the FBI. “There is no such thing as More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Wikileaks releases CIA ‘Umbrage’ documents confirming stolen Russian malware, makes hacking look like Moscow did it

The CIA’s Remote Devices Branch‘s UMBRAGE groupcollects and maintains a substantial library of attack techniques ‘stolen’ from malware produced in other states including the Russian Federation. With More...


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