How to Date Online Safely: Important Tips

Data breach management tips

Online dating is on the rise, thanks to our ever busy schedules and the desire to get things done fast. However, online dating, just like any other online activity, is associated with various risks. There are many stories of how innocent people have ended up losing money to online scammers who pose as potential dates on online dating sites. However, you can still navigate the murky waters of online dating by taking into consideration the following important tips. Continue reading “How to Date Online Safely: Important Tips”

4 Things about the Tor Browser Exploit that You Should Know

4 Things about the Tor Browser Exploit that You Should Know

An attacker has managed to compromise the security of the Tor browser. Details are now emerging of how a hacker managed to take advantage of the inbuilt features of the browser to carry out an attack that forces the browser to expose the real identity of users. Here are three things about the news that you need to know. Continue reading “4 Things about the Tor Browser Exploit that You Should Know”

The Cyberspace in 2016: 3 Important Steps

The Cyberspace in 2016

Several issues have characterised the cyber space throughout 2016. On a negative note, we have seen an unprecedented increase in the number and severity of cyber attacks that hackers have carried out this year. Companies, big and small, have reported losing the data of their clients to cyber crooks. On a positive note, we have made several strides towards making the cyberspace safer and affordable to all. Here are three significant achievements that we have achieved so far. Continue reading “The Cyberspace in 2016: 3 Important Steps”

4 Most Severe Strains of Ransomware

4 Most Severe Strains of Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are becoming common and more serious now than before. Experts observe that the frequency of ransomware attacks is increasing. More and more people are experiencing these types of attacks. More so, criminals are increasingly changing the form and frequency of ransomware attacks to take advantage of cyber security weaknesses. Here are some of the most severe strains of ransomware attacks that you need to know about. Continue reading “4 Most Severe Strains of Ransomware”

What would you most likely give up for internet security? Some said Sex

What would you most likely give up for internet security

A new survey’s findings are funny. Some participants would stop having sex for a year in exchange for cyber safety. About 4 in 10 Americans said they would quit sex to feel safer online forever. In this internet survey, 2000 adults participated. The lead researcher was Harris Poll. He works for Dashlane — a password management company. All adults were over 18 years. The results of the late October survey came out on Thursday. Continue reading “What would you most likely give up for internet security? Some said Sex”

Reasons why a job seeker should protect their Social Media profiles

Reasons Job Seeker Should Protect Social Media Profiles

When applying for a job, people share a lot of personal information. They write excellent cover letters and CVs. They even include a few references before sending the job applications.

This is all good until people forget to hide their social media accounts. Letting these accounts stay public is imprudent. Do you know why? Modern employers are head of time. They know how to search for their employees’ profiles on social media sites. Continue reading “Reasons why a job seeker should protect their Social Media profiles”