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3 tips to protect your kids on social media

What can you do to help protect your child’s safety online? 

Shopping tips for Cyber Monday

Are you ready to handle Cyber Monday? 

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 […]

Anthem’s security breach: How to defend against Phishing attacks

Last Wednesday, an Anthem employee noticed a suspicious database query taking place inside the company’s network. The query was suspicious because no one triggered such a request. This was indeed an attack on Anthem’s database. The hackers managed to steal information such as names of the insured, dates of birth, social security numbers, addresses, phone […]

Tax refund spams are back

It’s that time of the year when people in some parts of the world are filing their tax returns, and what better time for cyber crooks to trick them into falling prey for phishing attacks via emails. India has been reported in recent malware threat reports as one of the regions with high spam activity […]