There’s no such thing as privacy in the modern world. Sure, you could try to live off the grid, but sooner or later some tech genius or hacker will eventually figure out the town, street, and postcode of the rock you’re living under. It also doesn’t help that the websites and services we take for […]
Movies and TV shows get a lot of things wrong about hackers. For starters, typing quickly doesn’t speed up the process of “hacking into the mainframe”…it just means the hacker types fast. Also, having multiple windows open with a bunch a numbers flying around may look like hacking, but it’s just what movie directors think […]
Everyone has done something stupid with computers. Some people have forgotten to save their work, while others have accidentally hit “reply all” on a private message. But these pale in comparison to clicking on dangerous popups or downloading computer viruses straight from the internet.
The moment you pull your brand new laptop out of its packaging is pure ecstacy. Everything, from the monitor to the keys, looks immaculate. And as you unpeel the plastic covering, you forget all the pain and hardship your last hunk of scrap put you through.
Even if your employees said that being a perfectionist was their “biggest weakness” during their interview, they’re bound to screw up at one point or another. And in terms of cybersecurity, they can fudge up big time. Contrary to popular belief, the biggest threat to your systems isn’t some hooded figure typing away in his […]
Is your business ready to face disaster? Whether it’s a serious data breach, a natural catastrophe or a major system failure, your organization needs to be prepared for the worst to ensure that it doesn’t go down in a flaming heap. 1. Create a Risk Assessment The key to any successful disaster recovery plan is […]
If you’ve just joined the increasingly popular ‘we’ve been hacked’ club, then you’re certainly not alone. In fact, with ransomware attacks like WannaCry and major data breaches making the headlines, last year has been particularly rough for cybersecurity.
Almost every Windows user has experienced the infamous blue screen of death (BSOD). Also known as a “stop error,” the BSOD leaves computer users with nothing more than a thoroughly unhelpful error message that often flashes across the screen as the machine reboots itself.
For the good citizens among us, the holiday season is a time of giving. But in the treacherous world of cybercrime, it’s a time of taking. Although data breaches can occur anytime, people tend to drop their guards during the holidays, giving scammers plenty of opportunities to ruin the festive mood.