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Cyber Criminals Play “Striker” During World Cup

Cyber Criminals Play “Striker” During World Cup

July 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Organizations cannot stop employees from flocking to social media during the World Cup. The global activity surrounding it attracts hackers, scammers and advanced attackers, increasing global information security risk across networks everywhere. So how can your organization remain safe during the World Cup and other events that incite massive global social media traffic?

Masters of Deception: 9 Ultimate Hackers

Masters of Deception: 9 Ultimate Hackers

January 30, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You should not be very comfortable giving away your Wifi password to anyone just like that. Who knows who they are? Here, an infographic by SimpliSafe Burglar Alarm Systems on the dangers of hackers.

Top Security Predictions for 2014

Top Security Predictions for 2014

December 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Could a Hollywood movie hack really be brought to life? Should you expect a surge in cyber kidnapping and CryptoLocker copycats? The answer is yes, but there’s more. WatchGuard revealed the top 8 security threats in its annual security predictions for 2014.

Password Pop Quiz

Password Pop Quiz

September 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Hackers have proven time and again that having a lengthy, strong password made of random characters is critical to personal and business security. With Google’s recent release of the 10 worst password ideas, we can plainly see that consumers still cling to terrible password creation habits such as using pet names and wedding anniversary dates. One way to help keep your family or business users safe online is through creating strong passwords or by using a password management tool.

The Dangers of Public WiFi

The Dangers of Public WiFi

June 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Did you know that the majority of 26 million public Wi-Fi users are unaware that they’re open to hacking, identity theft and fraud? And that’s not the only worrying statistic discovered. The folks at Hide My Ass! conducted research to explore the dangers that millions of users face when they connect to public wifi hotspots. How safe are you when use public wifi? How can a VPN help you stay safe? All is explained in ‘The Dangers of Public Wifi’ infographic.

5 Mistakes That Open the Door to Compromise From Hackers

5 Mistakes That Open the Door to Compromise From Hackers

April 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Most people who have ever had to deal with a hacker know that it is not a fun scenario. The experts at Symantec reveal just how people and even businesses leave their computers open to compromise from hackers in the following infographic entitled, “Top 5 Mistakes – Ways People Leave Themselves Open To Compromise From Hackers.”

Hacking the Mind

Hacking the Mind

March 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Certain forms of hacking require much more than knowing html code or how to infiltrate firewalls. For social engineers (also referred to as mind hackers), manipulation is a well honed skill that is essential for completing a job. These hackers use their knowledge of individuals to manipulate them into giving out personal information. For more information on social engineering and the popular techniques used, check out this infographic from Veracode Application Security.

How Hack-Friendly Is Your Password?

How Hack-Friendly Is Your Password?

October 5, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Maintaining your internet security is imperative in today’s digital era. Over 8 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2011. In this infographic, Lifelock looks at passwords and how hack-friendly (or not) your particular password might be.

The Real Cost of the Sony Playstation Debacle

The Real Cost of the Sony Playstation Debacle

December 28, 2011 | By

This infogrpahic from Promotional Codes provides information about thethe Sony Playstation debacle including a timeline of events that occurred during the times it was hacked and gives a breakdown of what it cost Sony.