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...
How to Protect Against Form-Grabbing Cyber Threats

How to Protect Against Form-Grabbing Cyber Threats

You can’t always trust online forms. Even if hosted on a credible website, they may be used to capture and steal your sensitive information for nefarious purposes. Form grabbing, for instance, is a cyber threat in which a hacker uses online forms to steal the...
What Is Boot Sector Malware?

What Is Boot Sector Malware?

Have you heard of boot sector malware? It’s a special category of malicious software that targets the boot sector of a computer’s or device’s hard drive. Other types of malware, of course, typically bypass this area. Boot sector malware is different...
Exploring the Growing Problem of Drive-By Downloads

Exploring the Growing Problem of Drive-By Downloads

Malware infections often begin with downloading one or more files. Whether it’s a virus, trojan, worm, keylogger or ransomware, you’ll probably have to download it onto your computer for an infection to occur. Only after downloading the malicious file or...
What Is a Personal Firewall and How Does It Work?

What Is a Personal Firewall and How Does It Work?

When most people think of firewalls, they envision a digital barrier between a network and the internet that filters bad traffic. All firewalls are designed to filter bad traffic. They analyze incoming traffic — and in many cases outbound traffic — while...
What Is a RAM-Scraping Malware?

What Is a RAM-Scraping Malware?

Malware is a growing concern for many businesses. Upon infecting a device, it can steal or delete sensitive data, lock files or spread to other devices on the same network. While most forms of malware target hard drives, though, random access memory (RAM)-scraping...