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Don’t Fall for URL Obfuscation Emails

Don’t Fall for URL Obfuscation Emails

Not all cyber attacks involve malware or other complex technologies. Some of them only involve URLs that look like a business's or brand's real website address. You may receive an email that features one of these emails. Upon following it, you may provide the hacker...

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PC Motherboards: What You Need to Know

PC Motherboards: What You Need to Know

Do you own a PC? Whether it's a desktop or laptop, it probably has a motherboard. The motherboard is arguably the most important component of a PC. Without it, you won't be able to turn on or use your PC. Because it's found inside the case, though, it often goes...

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What Is Mobile Ransomware?

What Is Mobile Ransomware?

Of all the different forms of malware, none are more destructive than ransomware. Ransomware can encrypt your data while demanding that you pay a fee or "ransom" to regain access to it. Research shows that the number of ransomware attacks has increased by over 60%...

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What Is Data Corruption?

What Is Data Corruption?

Data is the foundation of all digital information. Whether you're viewing a web page, checking your inbox or watching an online video, your computer will receive data. Data, however, can undergo changes during transmission and storage. Depending on the type of change...

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The Dangers of Blended Cyber Attacks

The Dangers of Blended Cyber Attacks

Have you heard of blended cyber attacks? Also known as blended threats, they involve the use of multiple forms of malware -- or multiple forms of other cyber attacks -- to cause harm. During a typical cyber attack, you can expect a single instance of malware. Of...

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What Is DNS Hijacking? What You Should Know

What Is DNS Hijacking? What You Should Know

Have you heard of Domain Name Server (DNS) hijacking? It's become an increasingly common cyber threat. Hackers use it for a variety of purposes. Among other things, DNS hijacking can be used to capture login information, steal data, deploy malware and phishing. It's a...

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How to Make Your Computer Run Quieter

How to Make Your Computer Run Quieter

Is your computer obnoxiously load? It's normal for computers to produce some noise when running. After all, they contain many different pieces of hardware, some of which operate mechanically. Loud noise, however, may be a sign of an underlying problem. Whether it's...

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Phishing vs Vishing: What’s the Difference?

Phishing vs Vishing: What’s the Difference?

Phishing has become increasingly common in recent years. Statistics show that over four in five businesses experience at least one phishing attack at any given year. A form of social engineering, it can leave businesses vulnerable to data breaches. If a phishing...

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