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15 Microsoft Defender like Free Antivirus for Windows 10

July 31st, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

According to the Cybersecurity Ventures predictions, financial losses from cyber crimes could reach 6 trillion dollars per annum by 2021. If that is not good enough to ring alarm bells for you then, cyber security market report by Cybersecurity Ventures will open your eyes. According to the report, global spending on cyber security will exceed 1 trillion dollars from 2017 to 2021.

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With increasing number of cyber attacks, it is obvious why businesses are taking cyber security very seriously but what about individuals and personal users. They should also protect their computers from these attacks. The best way to do that is to install antivirus software. Although, Windows 10 comes pre-loaded with Windows Defender but it does not offer adequate protection. Read more…

15 Public WiFi Security Tips You Must Know

May 31st, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Free public WiFi is a gift to all. Whether you are traveling and need to look up directions or you have a work emergency when you are out at a coffee shop, public WiFi provides an easy way to access the internet without running over on your data plan. Although it saves money and oftentimes helps you avoid a hassle, many people are not aware that public WiFi can be a trap.

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In fact, it is relatively easy for ill-intentioned technology experts to set up their own WiFi hotspots in public places. Those who use these networks may unknowingly allow strangers to gain access to their personal information, including banking information, private emails, passwords, and other sensitive material they might browse. Read more…

15 Security Tips When Using Public WiFi on Phones

May 24th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Free public Wi-Fi, almost no matter where you go, will be available. Whether it’s a local department store, restaurant or even your city park, there’s always a signal waiting for you to connect. If you decide to take advantage of this freebie, how can you be assured you’re making the right choice? Do you know if your data will stay secure?

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While on your cell phone, here are 15 security tips to use whenever you contemplate connecting to a public Wi-Fi connection. Read more…

Latest Facebook Privacy and Security Features to Protect Users

March 2nd, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Facebook, from the past many years; has gained the reputation of being a largest online social network podium across the globe. The influence of Facebook is too wide and its usability is so convenient that people of all ages such as a teenager, youth and senior citizens can even access it without any hassle. More than this, it has gained popularity in remote areas of every country in such a manner that you easily get connected and can interact with parents, neighbours, relatives and the known ones.

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But sometimes, you may get confronted with uncertain problems that have breached your FB account security and privacy. With the consistent arising of problems in Facebook, the merits between public and private space are getting diminished or blurred consistently as the time passes by. Without being aware of FB security and privacy features, you might end up becoming prey to identity theft, malicious activities as well as phishing attack plotted by the scammers and cyberpunks. Read more…

Top 20 Best File Encryption Tools for Privacy Protection

February 27th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Cyber security is a real problem in today’s digital world. According to Symantec, nearly 1 million cyber-attacks occurred daily in 2015. Symantec also reports that up to 75 percent of websites contain unpatched vulnerabilities, which puts everyone online at risk.

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One way to mitigate your risk of becoming a cyber-attack victim is to encrypt your data. That way, even if someone does get their hands on your data, it drastically reduces the chance that they can actually use it against you. Check out these top 20 file encryption tools that will help ensure your privacy online and on your desktop, listed in no particular order. Read more…

Top 20 Privacy Protection Apps & Tools You Should Install

February 23rd, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

As the world gets more digitally driven and the number of smartphone users increase, there are rising concerns about how individual and corporate privacy may be protected. In the light of the Snowden files, people have become more aware about the reality of privacy breaches and digital intrusion. Suddenly your personal details or files may not be so personal anymore.

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To guard against cyber-ware and malicious attack, here are 20 privacy protection apps you can install on your mobile. Read more…

Top 15 Websites to Learn Ethical Hacking Like a Pro

February 15th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Ethical hacking is a practice that does not undermine digital rights of another party. The hacker gets access to his or her desired online source.

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Ethical hacker is watchman for different websites who explores system’s weaknesses that a criminal computer expert can use in order to gain access to various online platforms. Ethical hacker does not destroy information or data. He or she reports directly to the organizational management to inform about potential vulnerability of the system. An ethical hacker also proactively works in order to resolve various security issues. Read more…

10 Shocking Cyberbullying Cases Should Never Happen Again

August 10th, 2016 - Filed under Info & News

Words cannot fully encapsulate just how important it is to know what your kids do on the internet. To minimize the impact social media has on your children, limit their internet time, learn what challenges your children face and don’t simply brush off your child’s concerns as “kids being kids.”

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Below are the stories of 10 bright young children who cut their lives short after endless streams of online hate messages and bullying. Read more…

15 Serious Global Threats to Today’s Internet

July 18th, 2016 - Filed under Cyber Security

We are living in the technological advanced age in which every second is a challenge for all of us. The Invent of internet has made our lives easy and innovative but on the other hand, it has opened ways for cybercrime that has given birth to the global internet security threats. As there is more innovation, hackers are exploring more ways to attack the cyber space security with more sophisticated attempts.

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Here i am going to describe the top 15 threats to today’s internet security: Read more…

Top 20 Most Destructive Cyber Attacks in History

July 15th, 2016 - Filed under Cyber Security

Generally, I am quite good at techy stuff and I thought I had protection against the malware and spyware, I felt confident that I never have to combat cyber attack. But to my surprise, recently I have been a victim of cyber-attack. Yes, just like anybody else I also had a harrowing experience. I immediately called up one of my best friends Jason, who is well-versed in dealing with cyber attacks and related issues. He really proved helpful in getting me out of this technical ordeal but at the same time he did gave me some tips that will protect me from such attacks in future like setting difficult passwords, clearing browsing history and changing passwords regularly.

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As Jason was doing his techy stuff, meanwhile I started a topic of the most destructive cyber-attacks in the history. He said that he has a fair knowledge of the most notorious cyber attacks that have taken place so far. He started by saying that the main culprits behind all this hacking thing are the hackers or ‘hactivists’ (he joked). Read more…