5 Scams to Watch Out for This Shopping Season

5 Scams to Watch Out for This Shopping Season- Making Sense of Security

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are Just Around the Corner and Scammers are Gearing up to Flood you with Bogus Offers According to Adobe, consumers in the US are predicted to spend a staggering US$143.7 billion this shopping holiday season. Unsurprisingly, smartphones are expected to account for a significant part of the purchases made. Shopping

How To Help College Students Avoid Identity Theft with These 9 Best Tips

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9 Tips to Help College Students Avoid Identity Theft College kids are prime targets for identity theft. They are going away from home to learn more and may suddenly think they know everything. The truth is they don’t. They won’t know how to truly protect themselves, their identity, money, credit, or personal information. Students need

Should You Get These Identity Protection Services?

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Choosing Identity Theft Protection Services to Help You Marriott International was the victim of one of the largest cyberattacks in history. Over four years, hackers stole about 500 million records from Marriott’s Starwood Hotels reservation system. According to Marriott, about 327 million of the accounts included passport details. Hackers exposed the personal data of customers

Warning Signs of Identity Theft

Making Sense of Security - Warning Signs of Identity Theft

Warning Signs of Identity Theft Having your private information that can personally identify you stolen and used for scrupulous purposes can be devastating. The crime of identity theft is happening in abundance and will soon happen to each individual on the plant. Knowing what identity theft is, how it happens, the warning signs and what

UK Police Arrest SIM-Swapping Gang Responsible for the Theft of Over $100 Million in Cryptocurrency

UK Police Arrest SIM-Swapping Gang Responsible for the Theft of Over $100 Million in Cryptocurrency This month the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) arrested eight suspects who targeted famous sports stars and musicians in the US and stole from victim’s bank accounts and crypto wallets. We hadn’t heard much from the SIM-swapping side of cybercrime

eCommerce Payment Systems – How to Choose the Best One for Your eCommerce Startup

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There are 3,4 million digital payment system users worldwide. This figure is almost equal to the number of social media users globally and the half of word’s population to date. It is a strong enough reason to believe that online payments dominate the ways we pay for goods and transfer money. What is more, online payments for e-commerce websites are the features your online store can’t do without. So, here are all the answers to your “how” and “why” questions….

How Internet Security Evolved in Tandem with iGaming

How Internet Security Evolved in Tandem with iGaming

For a non-biological entity, the internet is an area filled with constant and unstoppable evolution. From the hardware which backs it to the software systems it carries, nothing in this arena stays the same for long. One of the most major forms these changes take is seen in the world of security.

While there are many fields in which this battle is fought, by focusing on just one it can be possible to track greater trends in the online security environment. For the sake of this article, we want to use online bingo as an example. A simple game to play on the surface, it’s a world in which the real developments run surprisingly deep. Staying steady over the years, the invisible parts of such games are top of the class. But how did we get here?

Mobile Banking Malware Up 50% in First Half of Year

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Financial Malware Attacks on Mobile Banking Increases More Than Half Already This Year A new report from Check Point recaps the cybercrime trends, statistics, and vulnerabilities that defined the security landscape in 2019. In the last year, 28% of organizations were hit with a botnet infection. Roughly one-third of cyberattacks were perpetrated by insiders, and 27% of