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Can E-cigarettes be Used to Hack Computers?

May 31st, 2018 - Filed under Cyber Security

Scientists and fans of electronic cigarettes have long agreed that it is safer to vape than to smoke a conventional cigarette. But not in all spheres of activity it is harmless, for most technological processes and machines the device can cause damage.

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Innovations in technology shock modern people. If earlier there were only movies about cyber attacks and science fiction novels, now it is the part of the everyday reality. Read more…

Cisco CCNA Security 210-260 Certification Exam

April 25th, 2018 - Filed under Cyber Security

The future of technological development has proven to be promising with the world greatly embracing all the numerous advantages that come along with the network systems wave. This is evident through universal trends like Bitcoin as technology takes the center stage in managing some of the crucial human life aspects that include the economy, social interaction, and employment.

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According to the expert’s studies and predictions, there is a great growing demand for personnel who can ensure the individual’s and firm’s network systems remain secure against any possible forms of threat. This goes without saying since the increase in positive technological development has significantly led to increasing network systems threats by hackers who develop malignant viruses. Read more…

7 Practices to Keep Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency from being Stolen

February 1st, 2018 - Filed under Cryptocurrency

Keeping your Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency safe should be top priority. After all, there is a lot of money at stake as your cryptocurrency continues to mature. However, the very nature of cryptocurrency makes it quite easy to steal, and protecting it can be challenging.

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Since no financial institution offers a layer of protection for cryptocurrency, like Bitcoins, you will need to add extra layers of protection to secure your holdings. Read more…

20 Sites to Download Free Full Version Antivirus Software

November 25th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Defensive software must be installed on each computer today. Nowadays, this has become especially important – hacker attacks are not uncommon now. But it’s nice that high-quality and popular protection programs are available absolutely free today.

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Below listed are 20 great sites where you can download chargeless full version antivirus software: Read more…

15 Ways to Check If Your Online Data Was Stolen

October 18th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Today, cybercrime is a huge threat to businesses and individuals alike, and the prevalence of cyber-attacks is only on the rise. Last year, over 4,000 ransomware attacks occurred daily – a 300% increase from the year prior. And that’s just one type of cybercrime.

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If you’re concerned about your online security, there are plenty of ways to protect yourself from an attack. Simple options include updating your passwords, antivirus software, and apps frequently. For extra security, a good VPN provider (such as Avast) will help mitigate cybercrime risk over public Wi-Fi by encrypting your data. Read more…

15 Deadly Windows Security Flaws and Vulnerabilities

October 10th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Windows has a long history of critical security flaws and far-reaching vulnerabilities. WannaCry, a form of ransomware that takes access of the system away from the user, is just one recent example of these flaws being used to gain unauthorized access to remote systems.

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It begs the question — what are some other security flaws and vulnerabilities that have affected the operating system over the years? Here are 15 examples. Read more…

12 Best Pro Hacker Apps to Hack Android Phones

September 29th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

When we utter the word Hacker or hacking, some dangerous elements and images spur up in our imagination. However, hacking could be ethical and non-ethical, and unfortunately, we are aware of the only non-ethical side of hacking and hardly familiar with ethical means of hacking.

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The term ethical hacking straightforwardly denotes various testing methods, particularly penetration testing where testers enter into the system, of course, with legal permissions, and carrying out various security breaching related tests. Read more…

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…

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