Answer these questions to find out how safe your social media profiles are

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:55:23 +0000

Unless you’re a hermit who lives under a rock, you probably use social media in some form or the other. You’re not alone; recent statistics reveal that you’re among 3.5 billion social media users worldwide. And it’s a rapidly increasing number that already constitutes half the world’s population. Social media…

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Emotet Trojan is back as the world unlocks

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 05:46:53 +0000

A threat actor named Emotet Trojan has been in the wild for more than 5 years, and now it is back after a 5 months break. It has spread globally, infecting new as well as old targets. It is re-launched with multiple Malspam Campaigns to distribute in all sectors. We…

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How social media is used to commit financial fraud

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:45:42 +0000

Social media is a fraudster’s heaven. There are billions of targets – Facebook itself had over 2.6 billion monthly active users in the first quarter of 2020. Because of the very nature of these platforms, users can be quite careless about the amount of personal information they post. For cybercriminals,…

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Ransom from Home – How to close the cyber front door to remote working ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:27:25 +0000

Coronavirus has caused a major shift to our working patterns. In many cases these will long outlast the pandemic. But working from home has its own risks. One is that you may invite ransomware attacks from a new breed of cyber-criminal who has previously confined his efforts to directly targeting the corporate network. Why? Because…

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The Biggest Cyberattacks of 2020…so far

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:09:59 +0000

It’s been a crazy 2020 so far. The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the entire world, changing the nature of how human beings live and interact with each other. There have been other natural disasters that have caused tremendous loss of life and devastation. But that didn’t mean cybercriminals remained quiet….

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If your smartphone is your life, here’s how you can keep it safe

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:17:20 +0000

We give a lot of thought when we think about upgrading our phones, but we often don’t give the same amount of consideration when it comes to our smartphone’s security. That’s a great pity because the prevalence of smartphones has made it a favorite target for all sorts of cybercriminals….

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Your guide to new-age cybersecurity terms

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:32:19 +0000

Like every other sector, cybersecurity has its own lingo. Often, it can be difficult for us users to understand the nuances. If jargon and long lists of indecipherable acronyms are frustrating you, we’re here to keep you updated with the latest lingo in the cybersecurity world. Keep in mind though,…

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‘Just tell me how to fix my computer:’ a crash course on malware detection

Credit to Author: Philip Christian| Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 15:00:00 +0000

For the Luddites and the technologically challenged, this is your crash course on malware detection. Learn what it is, how it works, and why it’s important.

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