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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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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Top Tips For Home Cybersecurity And Privacy In A Coronavirus-Impacted World (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:50:08 +0000

Welcome to the new normal. We’re all now living in a post-COVID-19 world characterized by uncertainty, mass home working and remote learning. The lines demarcating normal life have shifted abruptly – perhaps never to return. That’s not the worst that can happen, as we all know, but it does mean we all need to get…

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Top Tips For Home Cybersecurity And Privacy In A Coronavirus-Impacted World

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:50:08 +0000

Welcome to the new normal. We’re all now living in a post-COVID-19 world characterized by uncertainty, mass home working and remote learning. The lines demarcating normal life have shifted abruptly – perhaps never to return. That’s not the worst that can happen, as we all know, but it does mean we all need to get…

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Top Tips For Home Cybersecurity And Privacy In A Coronavirus-Impacted World (part 2)

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:45:47 +0000

The past few months have seen radical changes to our work and home life under the Coronavirus threat, upending norms and confining millions of American families within just four walls. In this context, it’s not surprising that more of us are spending an increasing portion of our lives online. But this brings with it some…

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Why is smartphone security so important?

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:42:50 +0000

Let’s pause for a second here and think about the astonishingly smart palm-sized device – that is our phone. A decade or two ago it would have been impossible to imagine all the things that a modern-day smartphone can do. A day without our smartphone is quite unimaginable. From remembering…

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70% apps in common use have security flaws. Are you protected?

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 12:55:40 +0000

Most of the popular applications we use today are built upon open-source libraries – free code repositories that help developers to create readymade applications. But, how safe are those libraries? According to a recent report, not very. Almost 70 percent of apps in common use were found to have flaws…

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