After your files are compromised, the hackers behind the attack pop up a demand screen asking for payment within a set time frame in order to get the key to decrypt your files.
A pop-up notification that your PC is infected with a virus and you must “click here” to run a scan or install antivirus software is a common scareware tactic.
Hacking software can guess a five-character password in under three hours. If you only use lowercase letters, it’s 11.9 seconds.
While the PCI architecture and requirements heavily overlap network security issues, a network security audit is going to take a deeper look into how you utilize the technology you own.
If your social media account gets hacked, you don’t want the attacker to also be able to gain access to your Amazon.com and banking accounts simply because you used the same password for both sites.
You probably know how to do most everything using your smartphone, but how much do you know about basic security? Here are tips to ensure your defense is adequate against cyberattacks.
You need to have step-by-step instructions about what to do if employees believe they have witnessed a cyber-incident.
A clever crook knows that you probably used the same password on the compromised website as you do on your eBay, Amazon and other online accounts — which are likely to be tied to a bank account.
It’s simple stuff, but think of the damage that could result when sensitive data is on a manager’s lost laptop at the airport.
When user names and prefixes are the same across multiple free email services, it makes the work of hackers and cybercriminals way too easy.