Another day, another major hack. This time around, India-based outsourcing giant Wipro was hit with a devastating phishing attack that left their network wide open to a state-Sponsored malware attack. To make matters much, much worse, though you may not be familiar with it, Wipro provides IT and consulting services to enterprises all over the world — and their network was used to launch subsequent … Continue reading To Scan or Not to Scan – The Proactive Way to Protect Your PC
In spring 2018, a powerful banking Trojan named BackSwap surfaced, targeting online banking users in Poland. While banking Trojans have seen a sharp decline in popularity in recent years because of advances in antimalware and antivirus technology, BackSwap, which eventually extended its reach to Spanish banks, made headlines because it’s so innovative in its propagation methods and how it hides itself. Because it’s so crafty, … Continue reading Browser-based Threats – Don’t Worry, We’ve Got Your Back
Today, cameras are everywhere — on our phones, our Alexas, baby monitors, desktops, laptops, home security systems, gaming systems, smart TVs and lots of other connected products too. And here’s a scary thought – those same cameras that are just about everywhere can be used to spy on us. Turning cameras into spying weapons is a whole lot easier than you’re probably thinking. One relatively … Continue reading Webcam Hacking – Taking Back What’s Yours (and get a 14 day free trial on our advanced camera protection tool!)
January 28th is International Data Privacy Day. If you’re wondering why data privacy needs its own awareness day, well hello, good morning and welcome to the 21 Century. Today, technological advances come at breakneck speed. With every new device and development, at some point the user is asked to fork over a portion of his or her identifying information. At the beginning of our always-connected … Continue reading It’s International Data Privacy Day – Do You Know What Your Camera Knows About You?
“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” This astute quote is attributed to both Kurt Cobain, the grunge-wearing, cocaine-snorting lead singer of Nirvana and Joseph Heller, famed author of Catch-22. Regardless of which one said it first (we’re betting Cobain pinched it from Heller, as the latter could have been the former’s grandfather), it’s so chock full of truth that it’s kind … Continue reading Your Microphone – One More Thing to Worry About