Hackers have been getting even more sophisticated by the minute, when it comes to finding new ways to trick Internet users. Ransomware and identity theft have both been on the rise, depicting just how well-prepared hackers are towards accessing sensitive data.
In modern society, the Internet plays an important role. As a result, people are dependent on the web and therefore, they need to make sure that they are always secured and safe online. In order to do so, phishing attacks and other similar threats need to be dealt with effectively.
If you are a fan of Kickass Torrents and if you have been downloading the latest series, movies and music online using the specific website, you have to be careful. It seems that both Chrome and Firefox have been alerting visitors of Kickass, since they have detected phishing content.
Cyber-criminals use phishing emails as their favorite option for scamming people. Phishing attacks are email messages that may appear to be sent from a valid sender (e.g. your bank or your ISP) and request for private information like your credit card info or account details with the purpose of committing identity theft.
It goes without even saying that there is a plethora of terms used in everyday life, representing the world of the Internet and web security as a whole. We use them regularly, even though we may not actually know where they have come from or what they mean exactly. Since knowledge is the key, we […]
You hear it all the time — always be wary of divulging your personal information to other people, especially strangers. For me, I had a taste of what it was like to have my personal information compromised because of my own negligence. A couple of years ago, I received a letter in my mailbox from […]