How To Stay Safe From Fake Antivirus Programs Part 4 (Final)

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This is the fourth and the final part of this four-part series where we try to teach you how to stay safe from fake antivirus programs. Most of the tips are self-explanatory and rather simple really but it never hurts to read something you already understand to better prepare yourself against cyber criminals and hackers …

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Protecting your business and staff from the threat of cyber & physical terrorism

Unfortunately, we live in a time where we all face the ever looming threat of terrorism, at home, overseas and digitally. MI5 have stated that terrorism is a significant threat to businesses all over the UK, and as result companies need to protect themselves, and their employees, from attacks. To do this; however, it’s vital …

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Netflix is the latest target for notorious hackers

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And… they have found their new target! Popular online movie streaming website Netflix has become the new target of cyber criminals where users are made victims of phishing and malware programs to extract confidential details that can be sold at a high price (collectively) in the black market. Last year, Netflix had announced that the …

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How Cybercrime Resembles the Mafia in Various Ways

Cybercrime Resembles the Mafia in Various Ways

It is true that cybercrime has taken a dangerously increasing upward trajectory over the past few years, with a lot of hacks emerging on the surface of the web and many more remaining unknown. It seems that the organized crime has been starting to realize that it was about time to change. Back in the …

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VPN basics in a nutshell for the beginners

A virtual private network or VPN is a type of network technology that allows a web user to access a private network as well as transmit/receive data securely and anonymously via public networks. The aim of setting up and using a VPN account is to prevent unauthorized access of sensitive data by cyber criminals or …

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Personal data of Facebook users can be harvested via phone numbers

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A new vulnerability in social giant (Facebook) enables hackers to hack your private information using only the mobile number you’ve associated with your Facebook account. Currently, the social giant is the top priority of hackers to target because of the massive amount of data Facebook has. Near about billion plus consumers and counting, stealing its …

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Steam Has Been Hacked and Accounts Compromised

Valve is one of the most famous companies in the gaming industry and its Steam is the most robust platform in the PC gaming market. Millions of people from across the world own Steam accounts and some of these people have invested thousands of dollars on their personal accounts. That is basically the reason why …

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The World of Internet Crimes

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Most among us have been fighting with Internet crimes for more than twenty years. The daily hot sheet of malware used to be called the “Dirty Dozen”, because only a dozen of malware programs could found listed there. But today, there literally are hundreds of malware programs written, a growing number of hacking organizations with …

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Europol and Eurojust in massive joint operation against cybercriminals

Europol and Eurojust in massive joint operation against cybercriminals

The police has captured lots of suspects in a global investigation into a cybercrime group that tapped millions of Euros from targets’ accounts in an identity theft scam. Tripwire reported that, 49 suspects were arrested by Europol European Cybercrime Center in a combined worldwide investigation targeting the shutdown of a main cybercrime ring. The group …

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Who are criminals? Pirates or VPN users who pay for Netflix?

VPN users are Criminals or Pirates are Criminals

Internet pirates are frequently considered ‘thieves’ by the entertainment firms. But, we are seeing genuine users being patented as “criminals”, just because they access Netflix outside the United States or anywhere they like via using a VPN (Virtual Private Network). Talking to user like this is not just aggressive, but arrogant too. Internet community is …

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