A denial-of-service (DoS) attack occurs when genuine users are unable to access information systems, devices, or other network resources due to the activities of a malicious cyber threat actor. Services affected may involve email, websites, online accounts (e.g., banking), or other services that rely on the affected computer or network. A denial-of-service is accomplished by […]
There are several reasons you’d want to stay aware of what happens with your credit card. You don’t want unwanted recurring charges draining your bank account — maybe you stopped using a particular streaming service months ago and are still being charged for it. You’ll also want to stay on top of your credit statements […]
For want maximum protection from cyber threats while performing online transactions, utilize your antivirus’ safe browsing feature. Many security programs have this option, which creates a secure environment in which your data is completely safe. This option creates a sandbox environment in which keyloggers and malware have no access to any information that’s inputted into […]
Private browsing is a feature you can turn on in most browsers to disable the collection of cookies and internet history links as well as prevent the storing of any information. While your ISP will still be able to see your data, this can be useful if you wish to hide your online activity from […]
Entering your card number into a website is both a hassle and a possible risk if someone is looking over your shoulder or monitoring the network. A better alternative is to just use something like PayPal or Apple Pay, which allows you to check out with a relatively streamlined process using pre-saved payment details.
When shopping online, get the maximum possible security and privacy for your transactions. That means never buying anything while connected to public or open Wi-Fi networks, or even to the Wi-Fi of someone you don’t know well. Stick to your own Wi-Fi or to cellular service like 5G for the safest results.
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