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What’s a Zero-Day Attack?

A zero-day (also known as 0-day) vulnerability is a computer-software vulnerability that is unidentified to those who would be interested in mitigating the vulnerability (including the vendor of the target software). Until the vulnerability is ended, hackers can exploit it to adversely affect computer programs, data, additional computers or a network. An exploit focused at […]

Do you use a Kindle or another eReader? Download books only from reputable sources

Did you know that your eReader can be hacked? Just like any web-connected device, eReaders like Amazon’s Kindle are still susceptible to cyber attacks. Hackers most often attack endpoints – computers, smartphones or tablets – to later gain entry into the target network. That’s why it’s important you only download books from verified sources, like […]

Don’t be fooled by fake holiday deals

Scammers often time their cyberattacks around the holidays. With many consumers increasingly choosing to make their holiday purchases online, rather than in person, is an especially risky time for digital shoppers. Cybercriminals create false websites with spectacular deals to lure unsuspecting consumers into entering their payment information. Others send direct messages to consumers to entice […]

What’s a Cyberattack?

A cyberattack is any type of offensive maneuver employed by nation-states, individuals, groups, society or organizations that targets computer information systems, infrastructures, computer networks, and/or personal computer devices by various means of malicious acts usually originating from an anonymous source that either steals, alters, or destroys a specified target by hacking into a susceptible system.

Shopping tips for Cyber Monday

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February 2015 – Hundreds of millions of dollars were stolen in one of the largest cyber attacks in history

A group of hackers from several countries have carried out one of the sophisticated and largest attacks in the world and managed to steal between $300 to $900 million from more than 100 banks around the world. How did they do it? 2014 “excelled” in a large number of cyber-attacks that made a lot of […]