Are Mac And Linux Users Safe From Ransomware?

On Michael Nuncic 28 February 2018 2016 was the year of ransomware – 146 new strains of this destructive malware were discovered, which earned cybercriminals an estimated worldwide profit of around one billion dollars in 2016. By contrast, in 2015 only 29 strains of ransomware were discovered. Until recently, Windows users were the primary […]

4 Ways To Keep Your Business Safe From The Rising Threat Of Ransomware

By Farokh Karani https://heimdalsecurity.comHeimdal Security A recent, high-profile incident in which a Hollywood-based hospital suffered through a ransomware lockdown is just the latest in a long string of public attacks that threaten the way we do business today. The hospital was asked to pay $3 million to regain access to its data, and while administrators […]

10 Tips for Securing your Social Media Accounts

Olivia Lynch Cybrary Create a unique email for social media. If you are compromised, hackers won’t have access to any other valuable information. Enable two-factor authentication. This is one of the best methods for protecting your accounts from unauthorized access. Close unused accounts. With security, you can’t take the approach of ‘out of site, out of mind,’ so […]

Credit Card PIN numbers – 11% are ‘1234’

“All credit card PIN numbers in the World leaked” – nearly 11% of the 3.4 million passwords are 1234 Datagenetics got hold of 3.4 million leaked 4-digit pins, they then did some pin number analysis to give us the worst and best pins. Obviously, by doing this they’ve inevitably made the best pins some of […]

Is MY personal data out there?

Do you have accounts at any of the sites that have been compromised? Enter your email address atHave I Been Pwned?to find out. Then change your password, get 2 Factor Authentication, and call us! Full Disclosure: Here is my report: Oh no — pwned! Pwned on 15breached sitesand found 3pastes Breaches you were pwned in […]

Business Security Planning

IT, as well as online security, is vital for any business. The alternatives include; business interruption, legal penalties for compliance failure, impact on revenue, compromised reputation or, at worst, business failure. At Seron Security, we take a systematic approach to security and the first place to start is to compile and implement an comprehensive business security […]

4 main reasons why SMEs and SMBs fail after a major cyberattack

The challenges SMEs and SMBs face and what to do about them. ByDror Liwer,Contributor,CSO We live in a time when malicious cyber attacks happen every minute, every day, all over the world. Companies from the smallest startup to the largest organization suffer from cyber attacks. It’s not surprising then that cyber incidents targeting businesses, […]

BYOD Security: Protect Your Company and Employees in 11 Steps

1. Install at least one good security product to protect every device An antivirus product is still a very good choice to protect any system, be it yours or your employees’. Don’t forget to check not only other users’ reviews, but independent websites and expert opinions. You can use the guide provided in lesson 4 […]