Cyber extortion, like blackmail, is often used to obtain money, property, or information from someone against their will. Here are a few tips that can help keep you from falling victim to a cyber extortionist.
A website visitor doesn’t even need to click on a malicious advertisement to have their computer infected, simply viewing the advertisement in their browser is often enough to cause a virus to infect the computer.
Smartphones and tablets suffer from a different set of security concerns than desktops and laptops. Here are a few security tips to keep in mind when securing them.
Here are a few steps that you can take to protect your computer and information while using a public Wi-Fi connection.
Many modern operating systems provide ways to secure user data through encryption, but what about files that you need to carry with you on a thumb drive or transfer to someone over email?
Various criminal and illegal activity, morally and ethically reprehensible content, and other negative factors can easily be accessed on the Internet, both intentionally and accidentally.
Hackers want to get into your computer so that they can use or sell your data, or just for the fun of it, and they have automated programs that do it for them.