Keeping kids safe in the digital world: a primer for anxious parents

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 09:58:39 +0000

Keep your kids safe from digital threats!Like most things in life, starting early gives you an advantage, even when it comes to cybersecurity. Today’s…

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VideoBytes: Twitter gets hacked!

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:00:00 +0000

Today, we’re talking about the Twitter hack, in which 130 high-profile accounts, like those belonging to Barack Obama and Elon Musk, were accessed.

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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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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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Missing person scams: what to watch out for

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Missing person alerts can be a prime source of inspiration for scammers looking to turn a quick buck. We explore some of the techniques used to further ill-gotten gains.

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A week in security (July 20 – 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:30:00 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 20 – 26, including Deepfakes, Bluetooth technology, and APT groups.

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