Online Fraud: Most Common Spammer Tricks

Online Fraud

Since the early 2000s, online fraud has been a constant problem, always ready to trap unwary users. Antivirus software can protect you from most spammer tricks, but sometimes, even the strictest email spam filters may let a potentially dangerous email slip into your inbox. However, if you know the most common spammer tricks, protecting yourself … Read moreOnline Fraud: Most Common Spammer Tricks

Meltdown: A Security Flaw like No Other

With the potential to affect almost every computer with a microprocessor inside it, the Meltdown security vulnerability is creating some serious seismic activity in the computer industry. Perfectly named, Meltdown promises to send operating systems (including Windows, Android, macOS, iOS and Linux) into a catastrophic state of not only vulnerability, but also reduced performance. It’s … Read moreMeltdown: A Security Flaw like No Other

The WannaCry Ransomware Attack

  The WannaCry ransomware attack is a massive cybersecurity attack that struck organizations around the world in 99 different countries on Friday, May 12, including the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Russia, and more. It exploits a vulnerability (known as “Eternal Blue”) in Microsoft Windows that was reportedly identified by the US National Security … Read moreThe WannaCry Ransomware Attack

How Vulnerable Is Your Computer?

  From the moment you plug in a computer for the very first time  to the second it’s properly decommissioned from use, that machine and the data it stores are vulnerable to attack. Viruses, hackers, spyware, social engineering ploys and other threats are just a few of the risks any ordinary computer owner faces. Understanding … Read moreHow Vulnerable Is Your Computer?