Business BYOD [Video]

BYOD

The 11-Step Guide to BYOD Security. How to Avoid Getting Fired First things first: what is BYOD? In a general sense, BYOD is defined as a way to allow people take their own devices for work, no matter we talk about laptops, tablets or smartphones. A report from Tech Pro Research pointed out that most companies …

Business Threats Online [Video]

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ASSESS YOUR RISK Smaller businesses have become bigger targets for cybercriminals because the bad guys know that they have fewer defense resources than large enterprises. If cybercriminals can breach a small business and steal credentials (banking accounts, email access, etc.) they can use that information to steal money directly, create attacks on your customers and …

Business Online [Video]

Business Online

How to run a successful business online By Li-at Karpel Gurwicz, Head of Strategic Marketing at Wix.com The best ideas for small businesses can start with hobbies that you’re already involved in. From creating a website on your own to connecting with communities worldwide, jumpstarting a small business venture is becoming increasingly more accessible. However, …

Ad Fraud [Video]

Ad Fraud

How Ad Fraud Ruins the Internet If you’re in the digital advertising industry, you’ve probably heard of ad fraud, but you likely haven’t done anything to protect yourself or prevent it from happening. Billions will be lost to ad fraud this year, and anywhere from three percent to 37 percent of ad impressions will come from bots. In fact, …

PlayStation Xbox Forums Breach

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2.5 million Xbox and PlayStation gamers’ details hacked If they haven’t been careful about passwords and usernames, says one expert, it could be “game over for their personal data.” Uh-oh, Xbox and PSP gamers — a lot of you may have had your personal details hacked. A data breach of two popular gaming forums has …

Western Union Settles [Video]

Western Union

Western Union Slammed For Aiding Crooks, Agrees To Pay $586 Million Lauren Gensler Money transfer giant Western Union has agreed to pay $586 million in connection with its failure to prevent criminals from moving ill-gotten money using its platform, according to federal authorities. In a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission on Thursday, authorities …

Paypal Scams [Video]

Paypal Scams

PayPal scam uses account fraud scare tactics to phish personal data Cybercrooks are sending out spam emails that falsely warn recipients that their PayPal account activity has been temporarily limited, citing an account fraud issue. A phishing email scam that warns PayPal users of possible fraudulent account activity in hopes of scaring personally identifiable information …

Phishing [Video]

Other Forms Include Spear Phishing, Whaling, Smishing, Vishing, Pharming Phishing Phishers are looking to lure you with bogus emails and pop-ups that seem safe. Will you take the bait or live to swim another day? Source:  OnGuardOnline.Gov About phishing A phishing website or message tries to trick you into revealing personal information by appearing to …

Data Breach Hack [Video]

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Former Yahoo Exec Thinks Security Breach Could Have Compromised Up To 3 Billion Accounts, Not Just 500 Million By Aaron Mamiit Tech Times The Yahoo breach could have affected more accounts than previously reported. Yahoo confirmed last week that data from at least 500 million user accounts had been stolen in the company’s network from …

Data Protection Privacy [Video]

Data loss and downtime costs enterprises $1.7 trillion Data loss and downtime cost enterprises $1.7 trillion in the last twelve months, or the equivalent of nearly 50% of Germany’s GDP. Data loss is up by 400% since 2012 while, surprisingly, 71% of organizations are still not fully confident in their ability to recover after a …