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Are you #CyberAware? 4 best practices for keeping personal data private online

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is coming up. Here’s what you can do to prepare and take its usual lessons to heart.

Cyber crime never pays

Although those involved in hacking schemes are often able to hide their true identities behind a computer screen, sooner or later many of them end up in police custody. One of the most recent examples of this is Lauri Love, a U.K. citizen who will be extradited to the U.S. on charges of hacking. Love, […]

5 password mistakes many people make

Proper password creation and protection are by far the most important parts of personal cyber security. A hacker with access to your login credentials can pretty much steal your online identity. In fact, the Verizon 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 63 percent of observed hacks originated from poor password control. So, what kinds […]

SpyEye Behind Cyber-fraud

SpyEye is now very well known within all security communities and security blogs of the world. The latest version of the SpyEye tool includes very powerful capabilities, specifically designed to steal sensitive data from Windows users conducting monetary transactions over the Internet. The Trojan tool is sold on the underground market and in cybercrime forums […]