Cybercrime, “When the hunter learns to shoot without missing, the bird learns to fly without perching.” This is an age-old adage that rightly depicts this ever evolving breed of criminals. These cybercriminals are each year devising fresh and sophisticated ways of developing threats that target distinct organizations, individuals and computer system. This year, 2013, is… Continue reading Cybercrime: main targets in 2013
As you read this, hackers everywhere are hard at work trying to obtain your personal information and steal your identity. It’s scary, but it’s also a common part of today’s online landscape. With cyber crime in mind, here are some new ways hackers are infiltrating your online world and taking what they want. Malware… Continue reading New ways hackers are stealing your identity
Anyone who owns a smartphone, be it a sleek Apple iPhone or a fully customizable Android device, knows that mobile applications are what brings the “cool” factor to these devices. From small applications that tell the weather or current stock prices, to highly addictive gaming experiences which can suck up hours of your social life,… Continue reading Free mobile apps vs. paid apps – security issues and safety tips
As the madness of the holiday season dies down and the New Year gains pace, retailers will renew the cycle of offering new attractions to entice shoppers into parting with their hard-earned cash in exchange for physical and digital goodies. From New Year’s Eve to Valentine’s Day, there is no lack of opportunities for shoppers… Continue reading Will online shopping ever be safe?