How to avoid juice jacking!

How to avoid juice jacking!

What do you do when your smartphone needs to be charged but your charger is not at hand? A handy solution is to turn to a public charging kiosk. But what you might not be aware of is the fact that this can lead to juice jacking of your smartphone. To avoid this security threat, it’s time to get a comprehensive view of what juice jacking is and how you can protect your smartphone from it.

1.2 billion accounts compromised

1.2 billion accounts compromised

Since the advent of the Internet, hackers have been actively trying to exploit it. Over the past few years, many have targeted different websites to obtain user account details like usernames and passwords. There seems to be a trend where the number of accounts compromised with each new security announcement is rising.

4 BYOD tips to improve security

4 BYOD tips to improve security

A common issue many businesses face, regardless of their size, is that their computer systems and devices get progressively older and slower, unless they are constantly updated. This can frustrate some employees who may have up-to-date personal devices, so much so that they simply start to bring these devices into the office.

Misguided virtualization security myths

Misguided virtualization security myths

The increasing number of businesses turning to a virtual environment is parallel with cyber criminals looking to breach that security. While many businesses think their virtual servers are safe and secure, some are unaware of major security myths that can leave your business vulnerable to attack.

IE zero-day flaw you need to know

IE zero-day flaw you need to know

The tool that allows the vast majority of businesses to utilize the Internet in order to carry out their day-to-day operations is the browser. While there are numerous browsers available, many businesses rely on Internet Explorer (IE). This browser comes pre-installed on all machines using Windows.

Ways to improve password security

Ways to improve password security

As everyone knows, we use passwords to prevent anyone getting access to our personal accounts and gadgets. But, with ever-growing numbers of hackers determined to grab our data, people need to be extra vigilant. These cyber criminals are using sophisticated technology to steal information whenever there is a slight hint of opportunity.

URGENT: Change your passwords

URGENT: Change your passwords

The security of your systems and communication, especially those that utilize the Internet should be paramount for any business. Over the past few weeks a massive new security flaw has been uncovered. This flaw, codenamed Heartbleed, could potentially expose all your vital data and communications that flows between your computer and websites online.

Reacting to malware infections

Reacting to malware infections

Computers must have appropriate protection from malware attacks. Aside from creating annoyances, malware infections can also affect the performance of your computer. Furthermore, the data on your system and confidential information that you use online may also be tracked and used without your knowledge.