You’re checking your email like you normally do when you receive a strange message from your friend or loved one. The message usually implies that you’ve been hacked. Naturally, your first thought might be to panic. After all, […]
A large part of protecting data is minimizing who has access to it. You might already know that when we visit websites it contains tracking software, which uses scripts to embed computer code onto your browser. In turn, […]
Despite the love/hate relationship many people have with it, Facebook offers some benefits that people find appealing. Even after discovering the social media giant was harvesting personal data and selling it (not cool) it’s still a platform people […]
Email is a convenient portal to communicate with colleagues, friends, and loves ones. Yet, it can also be an unprotected one. If you don’t have email encryption, it’s akin to sending a letter through the mail without an […]
The key behind ransomware is to influence your behavior so you’ll comply with their demands. On the surface, the Shrug ransomware is no different in this regard. However, those who developed the ransomware have left the keys available […]
Some of us spend so much time on our devices it isn’t uncommon to identify wonky behaviors immediately. This can take the form of having your device’s memory wiped out, messages sent via social media you didn’t write […]
GandCrab emerged onto the scene back in January. And similar to many ransomware programs, it underwent some changes. Now, there are new wrinkles that promise to challenge even the most vigilant observers.
How Does GandCrab Ransomware Work?
Thieves are great at employing sophisticated techniques to steal data. One of the ways they do this is through WannaCry ransomware, where once a device is infected, you won’t have access to your files. Instead, you’ll receive a […]
Your home’s Wi-Fi router is the portal by which you access the internet. And when you view it from this perspective, you can see how integral it is to have Wi-Fi security standards in place to protect your […]
Our smartphones have become our digital assistants, which allow us to do everything from social media to banking on the go. And while this has proven to be incredibly convenient, it does leave us at risk if we’re […]