If you’re using a company device to access a compromised account, you’re opening up a door to a hacker — who can then get into your company’s network via your email or PC.
Whether it’s at the coffee shop, hotel or airport, the temptation to check email and surf the web is just too strong to resist.
Over seven million Dropbox accounts have been hacked, giving cybercriminals a path into the networks of the companies these users work for and with.
Make sure your IT department or provider is encrypting and backing up your data and has installed remote monitoring software on all mobile devices.
PC manufacturers LOVE to stuff your brand-new PC full of “free” applications. You’ve got a slim chance of getting one without a side of spamware.
As soon as a known vulnerability is announced, hackers get to work to figure out how to use the vulnerability to access those users who are lazy about installing updates.
All you have to do is accidentally fat-finger one letter in a website’s URL and up pops a very legitimate-looking fake copy of the site you were trying to get to.
If you and your kids are using a home PC to play games, access Facebook and surf the web, there’s a high probability you’re infected with spyware or malware.
Often these emails look 100-percent legitimate and show up in the form of a PDF (scanned document), a UPS or FedEx tracking number, a bank letter, a Facebook alert or a bank notification.
The last CryptoLocker virus forced many business owners to lose data or pay up, since there was no other way to decrypt the files.