Security Tips Articles

  • How Cybercriminals Target Social Media Accounts
    Jan 8, 2014
    Cybercriminals are targeting social media users’ accounts now more than ever.
  • Infographic: How Confident Are Online Consumers?
    Mar 28, 2013
    This infographic looks at consumer attitudes toward shopping online and outlines how a security breach or the lack of a visible security policy or indicator can change a consumer’s decision to do business on a website, directly impacting an online merchant’s sales conversions.
  • Five Ways to Mitigate a Big-Scale Attack
    Dec 27, 2012
    Malicious attacks — where the only goal is to cause as much damage as possible — are expected to grow in 2013. Here are five key tips for enterprises to help mitigate the impact of these attacks aimed at breaching database and network security.
  • How to Fight Spam Text Messages (SMS Spam)
    Dec 27, 2012
    You can fight mobile phone spam, also known as SMS spam, by reporting spam messages to your cell phone carrier, registering your cell phone number with the National Do Not Call Registry, and checking your phone bill for unwanted spam text messages.
  • Windows 8 Is the Next Big Malware Target
    Dec 27, 2012
    Although Windows 8 provides improved security against malware and exploits, it is likely that Windows 8-specific malware will be available more quickly than Windows 7-specific malware appeared, as hackers attempt to find vulnerabilities in this new target.
  • How Ransomware Infects Computers
    Nov 14, 2012
    Rasomware is one of the fastest growing areas of cybercrime. It uses links in emails or social media websites, and pay-per-install and drive-by downloads methods to infect computers.