What Everybody Needs to Know About Malvertising

More people are falling prey to drive-by attacks when visiting websites. The following lesson learned from a recent incident with the Yahoo search engine emphasizes the fact that you’re really on your own when it comes to Internet security, and you need to know how to protect yourself. Last month Yahoo! was subjected to malvertising, or malicious advertising. After a weeklong attack, the Company announced it had successfully removed the malware. Malvertising attacks use online adverts to spread malware [...]

By | September 18th, 2015
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Using Public or Unsecured Wifi

In our fast-paced digital world, high mobile connectivity is a necessity, which often comes at the price of security. We sacrifice a secure connection for a fast and reliable one when in need of Internet access at airports, public buildings and restaurants. Many of us like to work or study at coffee or book shops because they offer comfortable seating and free Wi-Fi, but be careful. There are risks. Use a VPN connection. A Virtual [...]

By | September 9th, 2015
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How To Safely Use Public Computers

Sometimes you may need or want to use a computer when away from your home or office. There are computer kiosks in every airport, hotel and library, and also in many coffee shops, but beware when using public computers. Any computer that you do not own or control should be treated as though it were infected with a virus or other malicious program and should never be trusted. Follow these few simple rules when using a computer other than your own: 1. Never use public computers [...]

By | September 4th, 2015
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