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How Malware Can Steal Your Passwords

How Malware Can Steal Your Passwords

Passwords are commonly used to authenticate accounts. When accessing a private network or a protected database, you'll typically have to log in by entering your username and password. Even if the network or database is secure, though, your device may be comprised....

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What Is JavaScript Malware?

What Is JavaScript Malware?

JavaScript is one of the most common programming languages used in the development of websites. Research shows that over 95% of all websites -- about 1.5 billion websites -- contain at least some JavaScript code. When browsing the internet, you'll probably encounter...

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What Is a Continuous Monitoring Plan?

What Is a Continuous Monitoring Plan?

Cybersecurity has become a top priority among businesses -- and for good reason. Research shows that cyber attacks cost small- and medium-sized businesses over $2 million per year. If your business sustains a cyber attack, you'll have to exhaust time and resources to...

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How Data Encryption Works

How Data Encryption Works

Encryption is often touted as one of the most effective safeguards against data breaches. Whether storing or transferring their data, many businesses rely on it to protect against breaches. When data is encrypted, it's virtually immune to breaches. No one will be able...

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Two-Factor vs Multi-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor vs Multi-Factor Authentication

A password alone is no longer an effective solution for securing sensitive or otherwise important data. Passwords can be hacked. If a password is short or otherwise weak, a hacker may be able to guess it. Even long passwords, however, aren't immune to hacking....

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5 Signs Your Wi-Fi Adapter Is Bad

5 Signs Your Wi-Fi Adapter Is Bad

A Wi-Fi adapter is an essential networking device. To connect your computer to Wi-Fi, as well as the internet, without the use of wires, you'll need a Wi-Fi adapter. Also known as a Wi-Fi card, it's a small hardware component that provides wireless networking...

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What Is Password Sniffing?

What Is Password Sniffing?

Strong passwords are essential to protecting your business's data from unauthorized access. Sensitive and otherwise important data is typically stored in password-protected databases. If you use weak passwords, these databases may become comprised. Even with strong...

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What to Do If Your Business Experiences Data Breach

What to Do If Your Business Experiences Data Breach

Has your business experienced a data breach? Data breaches have become more common in recent years. Statistics show that over 160 million records were breached in 2019. As a business owner, you can't ignore a data breach. Regardless of how many records it involved,...

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The Rise of Sandboxes in Cybersecurity

The Rise of Sandboxes in Cybersecurity

Sandboxes have become an increasingly popular cybersecurity tool. Cybersecurity professionals, as well as business owners, use them to test programs and apps for malware. Rather than executing a program or app openly, they'll execute it within a sandbox. Unless you've...

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What Is Signature-Based Malware Detection?

What Is Signature-Based Malware Detection?

There are dozens of antivirus products available. While none are the same, many of them use a specific type of technology to identify malware. Known as signature-based detection, it's the primary way in which antivirus products find malware on infected computers. What...

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New Type of Malware Identified in Major Web Browsers

New Type of Malware Identified in Major Web Browsers

A new type of malware is making away around the internet. Known as Adrozek, it spreads through nearly all of the major web browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Edge and even Yandex. If you regularly use the internet -- whether for leisure or work -- you should take...

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