In our ongoing coverage of security topics for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s important to recognize that all parties play an important role in security infrastructure. Businesses need to provide adequate solutions and people need to utilize the solutions provided. Unfortunately,
As scammers continue the use of social media platforms to defraud, blackmail and even lure unsuspecting members of the public to their untimely deaths, experts have warned parents on the dangers of allowing their children and wards unfettered access to
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Those worried about their personal information leaking over the internet may already fear keystroke logging software, but a new study cautions against typing while Skyping. By analyzing the acoustic signals of key presses, hackers may be able to untangle typed
THE inner circle of Malcolm Turnbull’s government has been grilled on its use of messaging service WhatsApp to communicate and share potentially sensitive information.
Despite the intense scrutiny of the practice during a Senate estimates hearing Monday the prime minister’s
The Internet is often associated with freedom and adventure — a cyber space where we can be anyone or anything. We’ve been under the impressionable influence of 90’s optimism for far too long. It was the general belief of coders,
In a post yesterday, Facebook revealed that Indian cyber security pros are at the top of the list for rewards distributed under the company’s bug bounty program.
Launched in 2011, the program was created to report security flaws and bugs
In an era where digital technologies have been so influential, parents and experts can’t deny the fact how social media greatly affects children and teens as they become more active online. Children can do a lot of activities online such
Using social networks and sharing personal information online can dramatically increase your risk for fraud, a new study has found.
It makes sense that consumers who disclose the most about themselves online are at greater risk of becoming fraud victims.
Phishing scams are an effective tool for cybercriminals. They trick their victims into clicking on a malicious link, which allows them to steal credentials, personal information and even money.
When I think about phishing attacks, official-looking fake emails usually come
A new report from the California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has found that police departments are increasingly using social media surveillance tactics in order to specifically target online activists.
After obtaining thousands of pages of public records,
“Hey, it’s OurMine Team, we are just testing your security, please send us a message.”
Earlier this summer, that message was blasted out to my followers on Twitter… only I didn’t send it. I had been hacked.
It was embarrassing.
Calls of clown sightings continue to tie up law enforcement in Andrews, Midland and Odessa.
Wednesday night an Instagram post was made with a non-local photo of a clown where a user made threats towards schools in Andrews.
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram — Ridgefield Public Schools is having a more difficult time combating bullying on these social media platforms than in school hallways.
That was the main takeaway from the district’s Comprehensive School Climate Inventory (CSCI) survey that was
Russian cybersecurity companies have a greenlight to decrypt traffic of such popular communication tools as Viber, WhatsApp, Skype and Facebook Messenger, a popular business daily reports. The measure is connected to a recently-adopted anti-terrorism law.
“We are going to look
Phishing emails are dangerous and annoying. Cybercriminals flood our inboxes with them, hoping to catch us off guard so that we’ll click on their malicious links. Take our phishing IQ test to see if you can spot a fake email.
The Chairman and Commissioner of the National Telecommunications Company (NATCOM) Momoh Konteh during a stakeholders engagement on the use of social media has disclosed that the Commission does not intend to block or ban social media but that they want
Facebook users beware: Brad Pitt isn’t dead, and clicking on that post could give a hacker control of your account. Westwood One Correspondent Bill Michaels reports a fake article that appeared to come from Fox News was floating around Facebook
The US security agency will request tourists provide social media handles when filling in immigration forms
Digital privacy advocates in the US are taking a stand against a new proposal by the Department of Homeland Security that would ask foreign
The current threat landscape is evolving day-to-day, and with businesses operating within increasingly complex and heterogeneous networks, it has never been more critical for IT teams to protect their organisations from malicious cyber-attacks.
Cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated in their