IoT forecast: Running antivirus on your smart device?

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 17:47:40 +0000

Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things (IoT) could look a lot like the cybersecurity overall in the future, including running antivirus on devices.

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This festive season gift your loved ones ‘online security’

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 06:29:12 +0000

Phew, an unprecedented year finally seems to be coming to an end. To put it mildly, it’s been…

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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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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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