Posts Tagged 'Phishing'

On Tuesday, CNN reported that a group of cybercriminals compromised a network used by the White House. The network in question was unclassified—the most sensitive material that could’ve been stolen was the president’s private schedule—but the incident does offer a stark example of just how easy it is for anyone to fall victim to cybercrime. […]

If there’s been one growing source of concern over the past year, it’s the explosion of corporate breaches. Businesses of all kinds, including major retailers, restaurant chains and banks have all suffered from the constant onslaught of attacks from cybercriminals. These attacks have illustrated one thing well: we’re not as secure as we ought to […]

Ever felt like your computer was possessed? Or that you aren’t the only one using your tablet? I think I smell a rat. Literally, a RAT. A RAT or remote administration tool, is software that gives a person full control a tech device, remotely. The RAT gives the user access to your system, just as […]

If you haven’t realized it by now, here’s fair warning (especially for the guys)—Saturday is Valentine’s Day. And, if you’re like me it’s yet another day that I have to remember on the calendar besides my anniversary and wife’s birthday to buy overpriced flowers or candy for the hubbub around this holiday. Unfortunately, cybercriminals use […]

Over the years we’ve tracked the growth of cyber attacks on computers, mobile devices and digital appliances. While attacks continue to grow in both volume and complexity, the great majority of them retain one common trait: they infect unsuspecting victims through a phishing attack—an attempt to trick you into giving up sensitive personal information through […]