Posts Tagged 'internet security'

Imagine it. You sit down at your computer about to do your daily perusal of Buzzfeed  or check out The Financial Times but your homepage is now some weird search engine you’ve never seen before. Guess what? You’ve been hijacked. Browser hijacking is when your Internet browser (eg. Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer) settings are modified. […]

Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is the Scan – bringing you the very latest in security news whether you like it or not. Quick, Call the Exterminator Enemy, thy name is “bash bug.” This recently discovered flaw gives hackers access to your home through internet-connected devices such as thermostats, refrigerators and even light bulbs. […]

The recent celebrity photo hacks are an unfortunate reminder of how devastating or embarrassing it can be to have your data compromised.  But celebrities are not the only ones getting hacked. Cybercriminals aren’t choosy—they’ll send malicious texts, emails, and website links to Jennifer Lawrence and your grandma. And while the celebrity hacks are more publicized, […]

After a long day of hard work, there’s nothing like coming home, throwing on some PJs, and watching some good old late night television. I love catching up on all the latest news and watching celebrities like Kaley Cuoco-Sweetin discuss the celebrity photo hack (what can I say? I’m a security junkie). It seems like […]

Quick question: what do Jimmy Kimmel, Armin Van Buuren, Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen have in common? If you answered they’re the likeliest celebrities to lead you to malicious programs on the Internet, you’re right! Perhaps we should give you more of an explanation. Every year, using McAfee® SiteAdvisor®, we track and rank the […]