Outdated systems with a lack of cyber security innovation are to blame for the constant barrage of successful data breaches carried out by hackers
For a long time now, data security headlines have been reserved primarily for mass breaches of
Standard Chartered, the UK-based bank, has urged its banking customers in India to change their ATM PIN numbers in light of increasing cases of ATM fraud.
“For the security of your account, we would recommend that you visit our ATMs
Americans are using their smartphones for banking at an increasing rate. According to the consulting firm AlixPartners, in the last quarter of 2013, approximately 82% of 18-25 year olds owned smartphones and 61% of that group used mobile banking apps.
A security practitioner who isn’t worried about a breach is a rare find in the industry. Even if you are taking all the right steps to protect your assets, there is still a pretty good chance that your network will
In one of my previous articles I have mentioned the ways of finding out if you’ve been hacked or not; but after reading this, you will find out what appropriate measures to take for defending against hackers on social media.
A growing number of Americans use mobile phones to access their bank accounts, giving savvy criminals an opportunity to remotely hack into devices and steal banking credentials. The following are some tips that can help protect your device – and
Protect your PC/laptops with these 10 best anti-hacking software for Windows 10
Hacking is a well-known method of remotely taking over or “crashing” your PC/laptop. Hackers are a constant threat for all Internet users. In today’s computer-dependent society, hacking has
Open source brings many advantages to enterprises, such as pricing. However, in increasingly security-conscious enterprises it can be unclear how open source software does on cyber security.
CBR looks at some of the major security pros and cons.
For years, security firms have warned of keystroke logging malware that surreptitiously steals usernames and passwords on desktop and laptop computers.
In the past year, a similar threat has begun to emerge on mobile devices: So-called overlay malware that impersonates
HTTPS is everywhere you look. Most social media sites use it, YouTube uses it, it’s a basic protocol for secure email, and any website that takes a credit card uses it as a bare minimum. And unfortunately, researchers have just
Today, almost all hacking is done by professional criminals. In many countries, illegal hacking accounts for more crime, dollar-wise, than noncomputer crime. The United Kingdom recently joined that club.
Why is this important? First, if you find malware on your
What is online trading?
Online trading allows you to conduct investment transactions over the internet. The accessibility of the internet makes it possible for you to research and invest in opportunities from any location at any time. It also reduces
What is cyberbullying?
Cyberbullying refers to practice of using technology to harass, or bully, someone else. Bullies used to be restricted to methods such as physical intimidation, postal mail, or the telephone. Now, developments in electronic media offer forums such
What are rootkits and botnets?
A rootkit is a piece of software that can be installed and hidden on your computer without your knowledge. It may be included in a larger software package or installed by an attacker who has
As much as you try, the unfortunate truth is that hackers are going to try to attack and access your WordPress website or blog, whether you like it or not. So, it is up to you to make sure you
Those of you who use LinkedIn might want to beef up your security.
On May 18, the professional-networking site said that more than 100 million members’ email and password combinations hacked during a 2012 data breach had just been posted
Legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH) on Wednesday would prevent identity theft by requiring the Social Security Administration (SSA) to remove Social Security numbers from mailed documents whenever possible.
The Social Security MAIL Act, H.R. 5320, introduced by
A report from Javelin Strategy & Research finds the number of identity fraud victims remained steady at 13.1 million in 2015 when compared with 2014, however it is still the second highest number of victims since Javelin began conducting its
Phishing. Ransomware. CEO fraud. These are the cybersecurity scams awash in the world start-up company KnowBe4 was created to defend against. Its business — providing security awareness training to banks, businesses and organizations — is booming as hacker attacks continue
A group of University of Illinois researchers released a study this week that found 48% of people will plug an unknown USB drive into their computer.
To test whether hackers could use booby-trapped USBs to gain network access,