A strong password is not the just the combination of words and characters. It’s the one with different combinations of symbols, words, and numbers with a very high difficulty in predicting. Most of the people use ‘password’, ‘12345678’, ‘name123’ or ‘football’ as their passwords. Yes. People also use ‘football’ as their password. It is the … Continue reading “How To Make A Good Password”
Car Hacking: Cyber attacks are making their way to your car!
Gradually, the world is changing and cyber hackers are going on hacking rampages every day. For the past few years, news about cyber hacks is only limited to email addresses, social network profiles, smartphones, traffic lights, security cameras, etc. But currently, cyber hackers are on the loose. Car hacking is a new threat and your … Continue reading “Car Hacking: Cyber attacks are making their way to your car!”
The 3 Most Dangerous Ransomware Viruses
If you thought viruses and key-loggers were the only lethal threats to the information stored on your computer, the next few lines might make you jump right out of your chair! Malware has been around since the birth of the internet. One of the reasons they do not interfere with our daily surfing is because … Continue reading “The 3 Most Dangerous Ransomware Viruses”
Android Is The New Windows: For Hackers Smartphones Are The New PCs
Whatever you may think of hackers, the one thing they are not is foolish. Hackers are devious, sneaky and in some cases just downright nasty, but it is always important to remember that in most cases they are also very clever. This is why hackers for years continued to mine the Windows PC install base for … Continue reading “Android Is The New Windows: For Hackers Smartphones Are The New PCs”
There Is Nothing Sexy About the Sexy Virus on Android
You heard me correctly. There is nothing Sexy about the Sexy Virus or Porn Virus that is plaguing Android devices right now. Who knows you may be the next unwilling victim to be infected with this Virus. Statistics show that this virus infects more than 600,000 or more users’ worldwide per day and makes the … Continue reading “There Is Nothing Sexy About the Sexy Virus on Android”
How to Secure Banking Apps of Your Smartphone?
Those days are gone when account deposits or withdrawal required a visit at your bank to complete a transaction. Nowadays we have lots of option for financial transaction. Among all the options Mobile Banking is an increasingly popular way to manage and monitor your bank account. According to Javelin Strategy and Research, mobile banking increased … Continue reading “How to Secure Banking Apps of Your Smartphone?”
Why You Don’t Want to Use WiFi at an Airbnb Rental
The threat exploded at the recent Black Hat conference when security researcher Peter Galloway told what he had done on a recent vacation: he went back to his Airbnb rental and attacked the WiFi network. Said Galloway: “Within five minutes flat, I owned the network.” Read that again because what Galloway is saying is that … Continue reading “Why You Don’t Want to Use WiFi at an Airbnb Rental”
Are You Inviting Hackers to Seize Control with Bluetooth?
Quick now, look at your phone. Is Bluetooth on? If the answer is yes – and probably it is – you are in effect giving hackers not just an unlocked doorway into your phone but you have given them the keys. Bluetooth security risks are serious. Don’t know how to check if it’s on? In … Continue reading “Are You Inviting Hackers to Seize Control with Bluetooth?”
What No One Tells You About Public WiFi
Tens of millions of us in the US alone daily log into public WiFi networks – in coffee shops, on airplanes, at airports, in hotels, at libraries, in schools, in shopping malls. Word of advice: just stop. Earlier this year a USA Today reporter dropped a bomb when he reported that on an American Airlines … Continue reading “What No One Tells You About Public WiFi”