It is no secret that malware is a serious threat to computer systems and networks, costing companies an average of $2.4 million. But what’s the difference between the various types of malware? We’ll take a look at the four most common: viruses, worms, trojans, and ransomware.
With the growing number of companies facing data breaches, such as the recent Chili’s breach, it is important to know what to do as a consumer if a company you’ve done business with falls victim. What can you do to keep yourself, your money, and your identity safe after a data breach? Read below to […]
Video gaming is a large industry, with an expected market of $115 billion in 2018. As video game technology and consoles become more advanced, they can pose a risk for cybercrime. There are plenty of cases of gaming accounts being hacked, but can hackers attack the video game console itself?
An old but successful technique in social engineering is the phishing attack. In these types of attacks, an individual is tricked into providing critical information (usually login credentials) to an attacker through a fake website or spoofed email. How are these attacks carried out? Can they affect larger companies? How do we mitigate them? Read […]