Category: Consumer Threat Notices

Protect Yourself from the Latest Internet Security Threats

Our experts keep you up to date with the latest and most harmful cyberthreats, so you can avoid being victimized. With their insight and advice, you’ll learn ways to keep your devices harm free.

If there’s one thing that remains consistent about technology, it is that it’s always in flux. From tablets to phablets, smart cars to smart TVs, our devices are getting increasingly “smarter” and entwined with our daily routines. To better understand the consumer perspective on these ever-evolving technology trends, we conducted a study of more than […]

On Tuesday, office productivity plummeted for two hours. The reason: Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the stage to announce the company’s next generation of iPhones and it’s newest device, the Apple Watch. But buried within the wave of Apple announcements is a single feature that may be more transformative than anything Apple has done […]

Another day, another major retailer hacked. It seems like we’ve been hearing a lot about these lately. So why are all of these hacks happening? Well, our best theory is that it has something to do with the United States’ slow transition to EMV and the desperate dash to cash in on easy-to-hack magnetic swipe […]

So far, 2014 has been a tumultuous year for the security industry. We’ve seen thousands of computers taken hostage through ransomware—malicious software that encrypts and locks data until the victim pays a ransom; we’ve seen a steady increase in the number of phishing attacks—targeted attacks aimed at tricking unwary victims into loading malware onto their […]

Hundreds of private photos belonging to several high-profile Hollywood actresses were posted online this past weekend. They are explicit in nature, and were not intended to be seen by the public. But they have been. The question, now, is how did this happen? The details of the hackings haven’t been worked out quite yet, but […]