How to prevent a rootkit attack

Credit to Author: Gilad Maayan| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 17:31:55 +0000

Rootkit attacks are considered one of the most dangerous cyberthreats today. Learn what they are, how they infect systems, and how to protect against them.

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Dubious downloads: How to check if a website and its files are malicious

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 17:45:08 +0000

Users often search the web for downloads when companies no longer support software, and what they find is dubious. How can they tell if the files are safe? We tell how to spot the difference.

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Cybersecurity for journalists: How to defeat threat actors and defend freedom of the press

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 20:26:48 +0000

When it comes to cybersecurity, journalists need to protect themselves, their sources, and the freedom of the press. Which methods should they use?

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How to protect yourself from doxing

Credit to Author: Osama Tahir| Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 15:37:31 +0000

Doxing, or collecting and spreading private information about a user online, is a form of cyber harassment, stalking, and even a potential threat to physical safety. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself against it.

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Everything you need to know about ATM attacks and fraud: Part 1

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

If you’re familiar with skimming, you may have also heard of shimming, card trapping, and cash trapping. These are attacks and scams targeted at ATMs. Part 1 of our series explores various ATM attack scenarios and explains what users should look out for when using an ATM.

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Employee education strategies that work to change behavior

Credit to Author: Kacy Zurkus| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 15:25:52 +0000

Using technology alone to combat cyberattacks is not enough. That’s why employee education on security awareness should be an integral part of any company’s cybersecurity policy.

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The lazy person’s guide to cybersecurity: minimum effort for maximum protection

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:00:00 +0000

How can we help our less tech-savvy friends stay more secure online? By giving them a lazy person’s guide to cybersecurity, we can offer maximum protection for minimal effort.

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Should you delete yourself from social media?

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:30:00 +0000

All the recent news—from Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica snafu to various abuses of Twitter vulnerabilities—has you wondering: Should I delete myself from social media? We provide advice and links on how to tighten security if you want to cool down, or, if you’re ready to go nuclear, delete yourself permanently.

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