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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Has two-factor authentication been defeated? A spotlight on 2FA’s latest challenge

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:15:30 +0000

While many tech-savvy folks are familiar with two-factor authentication (2FA), more are unaware that there are several ways around it. A tactic called Modlishka, the English pronunciation for the Polish word for “mantis,” is the latest in this list.

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Why it’s Time to Switch from Facebook Login to a Password Manager

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 16:42:43 +0000

Social media sites are increasingly the focus of our digital lives. Not only do we share, interact and post on platforms like Facebook —we also use these sites to quickly log into our favorite apps and websites. But what happens when these social media gatekeepers are hacked? Awhile back, Facebook suffered a major attack when…

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Keep Your Online Transactions Secure with Trend Micro Security’s Pay Guard Browser

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 16:36:01 +0000

Nowadays, online transactions are often under threat from malware and browser injections that would steal your identity data or your money as you log in to your favorite banking, financial, or commercial accounts. Trend Micro’s new Pay Guard Browser, available with all three 2019 PC editions of Trend Micro Security, is specifically designed to secure…

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A week in security (October 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:31:56 +0000

A roundup of the security news from October 1–7 including National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, LoJack, fileless malware, and BYOS.

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