If you haven’t heard the term, “social engineering,” prepare to be annoyed. Most professionals have heard of phishing and try to take precautions to avoid becoming victims of it. However, phishing is a form of social engineering and unfortunately, just a small part of a larger group of craftier forms of manipulation. Social Engineering Preys on the Desires Many People have to be Liked, to be Polite, to be Friendly, to
Malicious mobile apps have grown to become a major problem in recent months. These apps, which pose as useful apps or as other apps entirely, serve no purpose, but once installed they can infect a users device with malware, adware, ransomware, and viruses, putting their sensitive information and digital security at risk. This has led many mobile users to wonder how they can avoid falling prey to these fake apps.
There are two basic types of employees revolving around any given business — current employees, and employees who are discharged from a company (Employees who are fired, who quit, or who retire). One small or missed detail in a business’ security infrastructure can result in vast databases of compromised computer data and/or personal data — fortunately, the computer industry is constantly at work in searching out security vulnerabilities to make
Cyber attacks have been on the rise in recent years, and small businesses are often a common target for hackers as it is assumed that smaller businesses will not have the same resources as larger corporations, and will thus be more vulnerable. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help protect your businesses from a cyber attack; here are just a few of the steps you can take to
More than ever people are concerned about their security online, as it seems like there are constantly stories in the news about cyber attacks and new forms of malicious software. In particular, ransomware and other forms of malware attacks have been on the rise in recent years. However, there are steps that you can take to keep your computer and your sensitive data safe when you are online. Here are