Do you make these security mistakes and put yourself at greater risk for successful attacks? How much of your personal time do you spend online? The answer may be a lot more than you think. One recent study estimated that Brits spend five hours on average each day glued to their screens, not including work time. It … More 10 common security mistakes and how to avoid them
You know that malware is bad, but are you also aware of the various common ways in which it can infiltrate your devices? Malware has been one of the most common threats that netizens face daily. However, although you have heard about the various types of malware you can encounter, chances are you don’t know … More 7 ways malware can get into your device
Why are connected medical devices vulnerable to attack and how likely are they to get hacked? Here are five digital chinks in the armor. There’s virtually no realm in healthcare today that isn’t adopting more technology. From real-time wireless access to your own health parameters through smart watches and wearables to implanted devices inside your … More Securing medical devices: Can a hacker break your heart?
What are some of the key security risks to be aware of when using USB flash drives and how can you mitigate the threats? Most of you probably own at least one USB thumb drive, which you typically use either to transfer data or as a backup for sensitive documents. Alternatively, you may like to carry … More How safe is your USB drive?
While wanting to return a found USB flash drive is commendable, you should avoid taking unnecessary risks, lest your device get infested and your data compromised. External data storage devices have been around almost as long as computers have existed. Magnetic tape and floppy disks, which were once the dominant media, are now mostly fond … More Plugging in a strange USB drive – What could possibly go wrong?