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Imagine the following scenario:
One day, you get an email that appears to be from your bank. The email prompts you to perform some simple administrative task – checking your balance, let’s say, you click on the email, click the link in the email to log into your bank account, and check your funds. Nothing seems amiss.
You’ve just been hacked.
Cybersecurity expert Aviva Zacks chatted with Ryan Toohil, CTO and one of the founders of Intrusta Antivirus, to find out how his antivirus company stays ahead of hackers and competes in the antivirus industry.
If you’re considering an antivirus bundled with a VPN, the most common drawback is that nine times out of ten, you end up with a mediocre AV and VPN. Nevertheless, there are a few AV firms that offer excellent VPN service along side top notch virus protection. This will help you save a lot of money when buying the two services bundled.
Although ransomware is making fewer headlines, it is still effectively targeting businesses and individuals. Over the last few months, ransomware attacks have brought down news organizations during the Christmas holidays, infected home computers via drive-by-downloads, and locked up over 100,000 computers in China.
If you’re wondering whether your computer has been hacked, we have some bad news and some good news. First the bad news: if you suspect you’re infected, then you’re probably right (check with this free vulnerability scanning tool). The amount of new malware on the internet – particularly the kind intended to infect home computers and small businesses – is growing rapidly. Over 350,000 new malware samples are created every day, with a total of 856.62 unique viruses discovered in 2018 alone.
Safety Detective’s Aviva Zacks sat down with Avira’s CEO Travis Witteveen to find out how consumers can protect themselves from hackers threatening their smart devices.
If your company’s website or application suddenly goes offline due to a massive influx of suspicious traffic, you could be the target of a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack.
These kinds of cyber attacks are on the rise, and they can be devastating to your business and brand reputation when they cause significant website downtime.
Updated February 12, 2019
Israeli hackers and activists Noam Rotem and Ran L from Safety Detective research lab have uncovered a major security breach in temperature control systems manufactured by Resource Data Management, a Scotland-based remote monitoring solutions company.
These control systems are used by hospitals and supermarket chains all over the world, including Marks & Spencer, Ocado, Way-on, and many others.