internet security

Nigerian Scammer Infects Himself with His Own Malware

Email scammers have been around for a long time, and it’s not likely that we’ll be rid of them anytime soon. However, more and more people are becoming aware of ...

August 8, 2016 at 3:49 pm by

Internet Surveillance Backdoors to be Required in Kazakhstan

While those of us in the UK worry about risks to our internet security posed by the Snooper’s Charter and the calls for removing or weakening encryption in the wake of ...

December 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm by

iGuardian Promises Business-Grade Security for Home Users

The news headlines are full of stories about hacked computers and data breaches, a thing that is starting to concern the users around the world quite a bit. Antivirus ...

September 7, 2014 at 12:57 pm by

U.S Department of Public Health Exposes 1.3 Million Records In Data Breach

A new report suggests that hackers managed to access an American government server for the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) in Montana. The data breach ...

June 26, 2014 at 11:35 am by

Comodo Internet Security 7.0 Launces in the UK, Backed by a £300 Virus-Free Guarantee

Comodo is a company offering leading solutions in terms of PC/Mac antivirus and malware software, SSL digital certifications, as well as android antivirus and malware ...

June 6, 2014 at 3:50 pm by

Internet Explorer 9 and 10 Users Exposed To Unpatched Vulnerability

Microsoft revealed yesterday that Internet Explorer versions 9 and 10 both contain an unpatched vulnerability. Computer World reports that these vulnerabilities are mainly ...

February 15, 2014 at 3:17 pm by

“Safer Internet Day” – More Education On Internet Safety Needed For Children

  In light of today’s Safer Internet Day 2014 a Kaspersky Labs report has revealed some startling information. They have found that a quarter of parents take no ...

February 11, 2014 at 2:32 pm by

Criminals Can Recover Personal Details From Used Phones, Even After Factory Reset

A recent Channel 4 investigation into the used phone trade in the UK has exposed some worrying privacy concerns. An investigation into two of the largest pawn brokers that are ...

February 8, 2014 at 1:40 pm by

Recent Adobe Hack Reveals 1.9 Million People Used 123456 As Their Password

People use stupid passwords, it is a fact that we’ve known since passwords became important for accessing online services. At the end of last month Cybercriminals hacked ...

November 5, 2013 at 11:27 am by

Microsoft Says Windows XP’s Infection Rate Is 6X That Of Windows 8

Microsoft really wants to encourage users to make the shift to a newer operating system, mainly Windows 8.1. To do this Microsoft is pushing the security side of things, ...

October 31, 2013 at 8:26 am by

Microsoft Is Leading PC Anti-Virus Vendor According To Report

New research figures by software and IT solutions company OPSWAT suggest that Microsoft dominates the desktop and laptop anti-virus markets with its free Microsoft Security ...

October 30, 2013 at 10:16 am by

Cryptic Software And Bournemouth University Team Up To Train Students In Cyber Security

Cyber Security is becoming an increasing concern for everyone; businesses, schools, hospitals, governments and even the everyday home user. That’s why we were quite ...

September 16, 2013 at 12:34 pm by

Microsoft Wants To Increase 16 Character Password Limit

Microsoft’s Outlook.com team took to Reddit to engage in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session recently. One of the hotly debated topics was the reasoning behind the 16 ...

September 15, 2013 at 2:11 pm by

41% Of Online Fraud Victims Never Recover Lost Funds Says Kaspersky Report

According to a recent Kaspersky Labs report and survey, things do not look good for online fraud victims. Apparently 41% of victims did not recover any of the lost funds ...

August 25, 2013 at 5:07 pm by

German Security Provider Says 750 PayPal Phishing Sites Are Created Daily

PayPal phishing schemes drive me mad. I probably get about 5-10 emails everyday across my various work and personal email accounts from phishing sites trying to trick me into ...

August 15, 2013 at 10:54 am by

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