Security & Privacy

November 15, 2016

Been Breached? The Law May Require You to Report It

The costs of a data breach add up quickly. The average total cost of a data breach in 2015 was $3.8 million, according to the Ponemon […]
November 3, 2016

What You Need to Know about the Yahoo Data Breach

On September 22, 2016, Yahoo announced that it discovered evidence of a data breach that occurred back in 2014. Although this data breach occurred a long […]
October 25, 2016

Cybercriminals Now Using Legitimate PayPal Emails in Scam

PayPal scams are nothing new. What is new is that cybercriminals have started using legitimate PayPal services to perpetrate those cyberattacks. In July 2016, cybercriminals sent […]
August 22, 2016

9 Signs That an Email Might Be a Phishing Scam

Phishing attacks are still a weapon of choice for cybercriminals. The most common way they carry out phishing attacks is through email messages. In email phishing […]
August 22, 2016

Devious Tricks That Cybercriminals Use to Scam Businesses

Cybercriminals have stolen $3.1 billion from businesses since January 2015 — not with high-tech ransomware or stealthy spyware, but rather with low-tech emails. The U.S. Federal […]
June 30, 2016

Hackers Including Home Addresses to Lure Victims in Phishing Scams

Spear phishing con artists are becoming more clever and sophisticated in their attempts to trick people into falling for their scams. For instance, they now sometimes […]
June 30, 2016

5 Ways to Protect Your Business’s Email Accounts from Hackers

A hacked email account is a serious problem. Besides reading emails, cybercriminals can access other types of information associated with the account, such as calendar and […]
April 26, 2016

How to Protect Your Business from the Locky Ransomware

As TrendMicro predicted, hackers are increasingly using ransomware to encrypt businesses’ files and hold them for ransom. As a result, headlines about these attacks abound in […]
April 26, 2016

Nearly 90 Percent of Android Smartphones Are Vulnerable to Malware

Almost 90 percent of Android smartphones are vulnerable to malware, according to a 2015 study. It is not because of something that their owners are doing […]