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Remove Iphone Virus

If you follow news about online threats, you already know that cyber crooks create malicious software for MacOS and iOS in the same way as for other operating systems. Although the number of Internet-based infections targeted towards Windows and Android is higher, Apple users should not feel completely safe either. Knowing this, can help you make sure that you keep…

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-15 June, 2019

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-15 June, 2019
In this edition of cybersecurity news headlines, we have three stories to report on. Privacy enthusiasts rejoice as Apple introduces its new “Sign in with Apple” feature; dating app Tinder may be forced to share user data with Russian law enforcement and intelligence agencies; the notorious GandCrab ransomware stops operations.…

Cybersecurity news headlines for May 15-31, 2019

Cybersecurity news headlines for May 15-31, 2019
To continue our May edition of cybersecurity news headlines, we discuss Google’s habit of tracking your purchases and how the company kept unhashed passwords of G Suite users for 14 years, as well as a serious security breach in drive-thru restaurant Checkers.…

Cybersecurity news headlines May 1-15, 2019

Cybersecurity news headlines May 1-15, 2019
In our first May edition of cybersecurity news headlines, there are three stories to report on. We discuss President Putin signing a law to disconnect Russia from the rest of the web; a Twitter bug exposing iOS users’ locations; and a WhatsApp vulnerability that allows attackers to infect devices with spyware by simply calling them.…

Cybersecurity news headlines for 15-30 April, 2019

Cybersecurity news headlines for 15-30 April, 2019
To continue our April edition of cybersecurity news headlines, we have 3 stories to report on. We talk about Facebook, its data harvesting practises and inability to secure user data, as well as report on MalwareTech pleading guilty to two charges to conspiring to create and distribute the banking trojan Kronos.

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-15 April, 2019

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-15 April, 2019
The first half of April has been rather quiet, but we do have three stories to report on in this edition of cybersecurity news headlines. We report on Julian Assange being arrested after almost seven years in Ecuador’s embassy, and 540 million Facebook records being publicly accessible on Amazon servers. We also discuss the…

Cybersecurity news headlines for 15-31 March, 2019

Cybersecurity news headlines for 15-31 March, 2019
In this edition of cybersecurity news headlines, we report on four major stories. Social media Facebook made headlines once again, and this time for storing hundreds of millions of plaintext passwords. Toyota announced a security breach that potentially exposed the personal information of around 3.1 million customers. $19 million worth of cryptocurrency was stolen…

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-15 March 2019

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-15 March 2019
We’re already halfway through March and while we do have three stories to report on, nothing of major impact has happened in regards to cybersecurity in the last two weeks. In this edition of cybersecurity news, we discuss a local government paying a $400,000 ransom, adware found in Android apps, and 809 million records…

5 Ways to Determine if a Website is Fake, Fraudulent, or a Scam

There are about four billion Internet users in the world. A significant percentage of these users tend to browse the Web on a daily basis. Unfortunately, along with legitimate sites, you are likely to encounter unreliable ones. Most corrupt domains are created for one purpose only: make money off of unsuspecting computer users. It is imperative to stay one step…