Computer Security & Data Protection

Everything you need to know to protect yourself against cyber threats and attacks. Learn how to secure your computer and data from cybercriminals.

If you love online shopping, you are not alone. The National Retail Federation correctly predicted that online retail will grow 8%-12% beginning in 2017, up to three times higher than the growth rate of all total retail sales. Obviously, many enjoy the benefits of online shopping since you don’t need to get stressed in traffic…

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VPNs (Virtually Private Network) are probably the best way to go for users who are looking for more security and privacy, or need access to country-locked websites. However, even though they all promote security and privacy, there is a lot of difference on how much they can provide — some discreetly have a scam nature….

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Internet scams are now becoming the most notorious and sophisticated form of identity, information, and financial fraud. Losses from online scams are much greater than those offline ones. And with this alarming increase in online scam incidents, it is mandatory that everyone should be aware and be vigilant when it comes to putting their information…

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It’s already a rule of thumb to have a solid password for your online banking as well as social media accounts for your own personal safety. Hackers are growing in numbers, and their tools and MOs are getting better over a short period of time. There are several ways to create a strong and reliable…

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As social media surges in popularity, so too does the ability to hack these accounts. This especially affects businesses as they use these accounts to connect with their customer bases, and any compromise of these accounts could result in possible irreparable damage to a brand. Luckily, there are things businesses can do to arm themselves…

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Small businesses contribute greatly to the U.S. economy, comprising over 95 percent of all businesses in the country, and thus, producing more than 50 percent of the Gross National Product (GNP), and also creating about 50 percent of all new jobs. This means that small businesses are truly making money, and money in the cash…

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PayPal is a great safe and secure way to buy goods and services online, especially if you don’t want to hand out your credit card details. While being a useful service, scammers can still find loopholes and escape routes to dodge PayPal’s anti-scam precautions. Here are a few ways scammers cheat people on PayPal and…

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