• News tagged "internet security"

Friday, 11 Nov 2016

The new ESET 10 secures your webcam, your passwords, and keeps you safe online

The new ESET 10 secures your webcam, your passwords, and keeps you safe online

ESET has launched version 10 of its internet security suite for home users, with new features like webcam protection and home network protection.

Friday, 8 Jul 2016

Avast Software is acquiring rival antivirus solution firm AVG Technologies for US$1.3 billion

Avast Software is acquiring rival antivirus solution firm AVG Technologies for US$1.3 billion

Czech Republic-based Avast Software has announced its plans to acquire AVG Technologies to the tune of US$1.3 billion in cash. Coincidentally, both firms were founded in the old Czech Republic, and they have grown to be security giants, in their own rights.

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016

WhatsApp begins end-to-end encryption for its services

WhatsApp begins end-to-end encryption for its services

The encryption is in full force, and it protects calls, messages, attachments, and media content sent by fellow users in group chats and one-to-one conversation.

Monday, 7 Mar 2016

Mac users now have to deal with its first ever known ransomware

Mac users now have to deal with its first ever known ransomware

Like traditional ransomware, the malicious program KeRanger forces Apple users to pay digital money in order to regain access of their Macs.

Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

Here are the top 25 worst passwords for 2015. Is yours on the list?

Here are the top 25 worst passwords for 2015. Is yours on the list?

SplashData just unveiled its list of the Internet's worst passwords for 2015 and it shows that people still use terrible passwords. Hit the link to find out more which passwords make to the list!

Thursday, 22 Jan 2015

"123456" and "password" top list as worst passwords

Every year, SplashData releases its list of top 10 worst passwords. And unsurprisingly, "123456" and "password" continue to be popular amongst users.

Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014

Flight MH370 News Exploited by Cybercriminals, Online Threats Circulating

Flight MH370 News Exploited by Cybercriminals, Online Threats Circulating

Trend Micro reported that last Friday, scammers exploited the news of flight MH370 to incite Facebook users to hit a malicious link. Although the spoofed site has since been taken down, Trend Micro is advising users to stay alert, and exercise caution before clicking on any shared links.

Friday, 14 Mar 2014

Symantec: Google Docs Users Targeted by Sophisticated Phishing Scam

Symantec: Google Docs Users Targeted by Sophisticated Phishing Scam

In its latest blog entry, Symantec warns of an ongoing intricate scam targeting Google Docs and Google Drive users.

Friday, 11 Oct 2013

Norton Refreshes Products for Windows 8.1 Compatibility and New Features

Norton Refreshes Products for Windows 8.1 Compatibility and New Features

Norton has released the latest versions of its core security products including Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, and Norton Antivirus.

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013

McAfee's Updated 2014 Core PC Security Suites Deliver Enhanced Power and Performance

McAfee's Updated 2014 Core PC Security Suites Deliver Enhanced Power and Performance

McAfee has announced its new 2014 line of core PC security suites including McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2014, McAfee Internet Security 2014 and McAfee Total Protection 2014.

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