Santa will soon come down the chimney, but there are potential entry points into your home and digital life that you should never leave open. Many of us associate early December with the first snowfall, Holiday preparations and the beginning of Advent. And what better way to celebrate the preparations for the most wonderful time … More Cybersecurity Advent Calendar: Let Santa in, keep hackers out!
The number of holidaymakers being targeted by cybercriminals has risen by nearly 20% compared to last year, with online fraudsters stealing some £7.2 million from nearly 6,000 unsuspecting travellers over the last 12 months. That is the alarming main finding from a new report by the London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, which found that … More Holidaymakers warned against increased threat from online fraudsters
ESET study reveals that even IT professionals don’t care about security when they are on holiday. With the summer holiday season well underway many families will be getting ready to jet off to sunnier climates, and a new study from ESET has revealed that a quarter of holidaymakers will be packing as many as eight gadgets into … More Thousands of pounds of tech will be taken on holiday this year but security will be left at home
When you’re on vacation far from your handy home network, it’s tempting to grab a quick connection through an unsecured Wi-Fi hotspot in a café, airport, library or the like. After all, it’s right there, it’s convenient (doesn’t require that complicated security key) and best of all, it’s free. Before you make that connection, stop … More Safe Summer Travels: Being Wi-Fi Wary
Toothbrush? Check. Towel? Check. Computer, smartphone, tablet? Check. If you are one of those travelers who can’t hit the road without having all the tech gadgets in their suitcase, then you should also be aware of the risks that lurk in the “shadows” of public internet connections, online banking and shopping on the road. But … More Staying cyber-safe on the road? ESET’s ten tips for this summer season