Top Phishing Scams and How to Prevent Them

Phishing Scams and Prevention

 

As technology evolves, so do security threats. Phishing is a popular method hackers use to get your information, and the methods are constantly changing.

The media has focused heavily on malware, ransomware, and DDoS attacks this year, and with good reason. These often rely on system vulnerabilities to get into networks and cause destruction.

Phishing attacks, on the other hand, require a human response. By staying on guard and informed in the latest methods hackers use to get you to voluntarily hand over information, you can keep yourself safe.

Here are some of the recent ways attackers have been using phishing scams to gain access to your information.

Thursday, November 15, 2018/Comments (0)/
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2018 Holiday Shopping Predictions

Holiday shopping can be very fun, but it can also be very stressful. Mostly, it’s stressful because of our fear of the unknown: what will be on sale? Will I be able to get that item I need for my children?

One way to fight the unknown is to figure out what’s coming next. And that’s why we put together this guide to our predictions for the 2018 holiday shopping season!

Saying the Magic Words

One big technological change that occurred is how we interact with our various smart devices. Just look around: In many homes, people will now ask their Alexa to play their favorite music, or ask Siri to set reminders on their phones, and so on.

Find out more!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018/Comments (0)/
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Cellular Data vs Wi-Fi: Money Saving Tips

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s happened again: The dreaded warning that you’ve reached your month’s data limit on your mobile phone.

For the rest of the billing period, every GB of data is going to cost an extra $10, $15, or more, depending on your mobile plan.

Those GBs can add up if you are watching videos, streaming music, or even just browsing Facebook using your cellular data.

Of course, your mobile provider is rubbing their hands with greedy glee as you resign yourself to overage charges.

But there is a better way. Find out what that is.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018/Comments (0)/
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Your Home Is Connected. But Is It Secure?

Internet gadget security

 

Your home has just experienced a data breach. It wasn’t from a neighbor stealing wireless internet. It wasn’t from a hacker accessing your Netflix account. It was from your smart razor. Sound far-fetched?

It’s not.

According to May 2018 report by Forbes, cyber thieves were able to gain entry into more than 100 million home automation systems because they discovered a system vulnerability in a smart razor called the Z-Wave.

The Internet of Things (IoT) may let you network multiple devices together, including your smartphone, television, and home automation systems, but it also increases the risk that hackers could breach a single device and access your entire network. This booming market, which Statista projects will reach $470 billion market revenue by 2020, is forecasted to ship more than 90 million units into homes by the end of 2018. In other words, the threat of cyber theft in IoT devices is growing.

Here’s what you need to know about securing your IoT devices.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018/Comments (0)/
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What's the Difference Between TV Everywhere and Streaming TV Services?

 

Streaming video technology offers users a different way to view live and on-demand shows and movies. Streaming gives consumers unmatched convenience. You get to choose what you want to watch, when you want to watch it, and which devices you’d prefer to watch your content on.

Currently, there are two main types of digital streaming services: TV Everywhere and Streaming TV Services. In the following post, we’ll define what each of these services offer you as a viewer and what their key differences are. Read on to learn more.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018/Comments (0)/
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