What’s a VPN and how it can make you safer online

In this hyper connected world we live in more and more people go online from places other than home or office; this means using public access points like coffee shops, hotel rooms, a friend's house, libraries (yeah some people still use them, I personally love them),...

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What is Malvertising?

During our daily web routines (reading the news, doing some "Facebooking", online banking or reading our Gmail) we are constantly visiting websites that show some sort of advertisement, usually on the right or upper side of the screen. Although I believe quality...

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Is your business PCI compliant?

If you take credit card payments, you need to know about PCI Compliance.   For the past 5 years or so, we have seen an increase on the number of service requests about something called PCI. In a nutshell: client gets email from PCI/his-her bank or merchant provider,...

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3 biggest cybersecurity myths

No doubt cybersecurity is now part of our daily conversations - cryptocurrency hacking, election meddling, leaks and exposes, it is something that we all have learn to live with. Unfortunately, there are still (many) people that believe cybersecurity is something "my...

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Beware of fake and dangerous Android apps

According to the Internet machine it is estimated there are more than 2 billion (yes, billion with a b) active Android devices in the world. Now imagine for a second that you are an evil villain straight out a Bond movie with a super magical computer that could take...

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What is “threat modeling” and why should you care?

We live in interconnected and complicated times and the word “hack” has become a new normal in daily conversations. People are more and more concerned about hackers, data loss and cyber security in general. Many of our clients ask, “how can we make sure we’re not...

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Avoid scams when shopping online

Reading an article on a well-known cyber security website I thought it was a really good idea to post about the most common mistakes people make when buying something online and how to keep your personal and financial information safe from scammers/hackers/bad guys in...

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Running a WordPress website? Make sure you keep it updated!

WordPress, the world-famous content management system that powers around 27% of all websites in the world, is a constant (and sometimes easy) target for hackers. Vulnerabilities like the SQL-Injection (detected by security analyst Anthony Ferrara) present a serious...

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Tips on Detecting Phishing emails

By now you have probably heard about phishing (fake emails that look legitimate, usually from senders that you have some dealings with - but no always). I receive at least one every two weeks or so and I usually just delete them right away. After reading about this I...

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How End-User Devices Get Hacked: 8 Easy Ways

When it comes to scamming consumers and businesses, the most effective strategies aren't necessarily the most complex. Hackers seeking funds, data, and access to corporate systems don't need advanced techniques when tried-and-true tactics consistently work on their...

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Five Questions Board Members Should Ask Their CISO

Source: https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/blogs/five-questions-board-members-ciso/ Security isn’t something that can just be swept under the rug while the board and executive team plans on just pointing figures if something bad happens. Cybersecurity threats are...

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