Strong Password Tips

Making Sense of Security Password Tips

Online Safety Guidelines for Strong Passwords Quick tips for creating and saving your online passwords and making them strong. Make Passwords Long Use passwords longer than six characters when possible. Especially with most characters being from the Alphabet. Don’t Use Personal Information Avoid using demographics, birthdates or names from your loved ones. Including pets. Change

Top 10 Holiday Shopping Cyber Safety Tips

Top 10 Holiday Shopping Cyber Safety Tips - Making Sense of Security

Top 10 Holiday Shopping Cyber Safety Tips It’s that time of year to sport holiday git shopping. Some may find joy in online shopping and some enjoy using your online shopping activity to benefit themselves. This includes capturing your private and financial data. Each year, numerous online shoppers fall victim to online theft, scams, fake

3 Best Ways to See Text Messages from Another Phone without Them Knowing

3 Ways to See Text Messages from Another Phone without Them Knowing

Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links, meaning we may earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase through our links, but this is at no additional cost to you. A smartphone is the most convenient and fastest tool to communicate with others. Smartphones connected to the Internet make it possible to send instant

Best 2 Ways to Track Someone By Cell Phone Number Without Them Knowing

Best 2 Ways to Track Someone By Cell Phone Number Without Them Knowing

How to Track Someone By Cell Phone Number Without Them Knowing: 2 Ways Cell phones and tablets have become an integral part of modern people’s lives. Devices open myriad possibilities for us, such as staying connected when we’re separated by huge distances, being aware of the latest news, and diving into details about the lives

5 Signs Your Cell Phone was Bugged Remotely

5 Signs That Someone Bugs Your Cell Phone Remotely - Making Sense of Security

5 Signs That Someone Bugs Your Cell Phone Remotely – Do you remember those old spy films, where a secret agent had to fish for information by secretly tracking his enemies and listening to their conversations? A spy knew how to bug someone’s phone without being noticed, and it fascinated the audience. Nowadays, there is no necessity to use bugs, as modern technologies make it possible to install a monitoring app on another person’s device remotely to intercept their phone calls. But why would someone need to bug cell phones using a specific software? One of the reasons is to protect a child who uses the Internet from online predators. Researchers say that 89% of grooming and sexual abuse toward kids takes place in online chat rooms and via instant messengers, such as Facebook, Snapchat, Tinder, and others. Smart parents consider listening to their kids’ phone calls a good way to prevent them from being exploited.

How to Install GPS on Someone’s Mobile Phone

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How to Install GPS on Someone’s Mobile Phone. Using mobile phones has brought us much convenience when it comes to contacting a person regardless of their location. Yet, from time-to-time, we may actually need to know their location and are unsure how to track them. Today, there is software that brings us that convenience of being able to keep tabs on our loved ones. This capability brings peace of mind, especially when it comes to our children and significant others. Software for mobile cell phones deliver many features. Not only can you view text messages, call logs, social media chats but you can locate the device of your person’s GPS location.

FBI Hacks Vulnerable US Computers to Fix Malicious Malware

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FBI Hacks Vulnerable US Computers to Fix Malicious Malware Malicious malware makes US computers vulnerable to hackers. The FBI has been hacking into the computers of US companies running insecure versions of Microsoft software in order to fix them, the US Department of Justice has announced. The operation, approved by a federal court, involved the

Free Phishing-Protection Solution Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak

Free Phishing-Protection Solution Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak

 Free Phishing-Protection Solution Amid The COVID-19 Outbreak As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic progresses across the world, cybercriminals are taking advantage of the situation resulting in a spike of phishing scams on remote workforce and corporate systems. While working from home helps the cause of social distancing, it introduces additional risks to the organization. With

Beware Of GetYourStimulusCheck.com And Other Coronavirus-Themed Domains

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Corona Virus Scams, the Likely Victims, and What They Can Lose With people losing jobs and businesses closing shop due to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government decided earlier this year to release financial aid. This assistance comes in the form of a US$2-trillion monetary stimulus package with the implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and

REvil Ransomware Now Helps with Extortion by Offering to Call the Victim’s Contractors and the Media

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The bad guys are going to great lengths to ensure they make their money. As part of its Ransomware-as-a-Service, REvil is now expanding its services to aid in the extortion phase. REvil/Sodinkibi has been a major player in the RWaaS market, providing its’ affiliate bad guys with functional ransomware malware and a payment site. They

New UK National Cyber Security Centre Head Warns that Cybersecurity Should be Taken More Seriously

New UK National Cyber Security Centre Head Warns that Cybersecurity Should be Taken More Seriously

Even though the UK has made ‘huge progress’ on cybersecurity efforts, the new Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Lindy Cameron believes that the current efforts are still not enough. The new security head previously worked as a Director-General for the North Ireland office. She also worked for the Department for International

Phishing Scammers Send a Fake “Private Shared Document” as the Initial Attack Vector for Stealing LinkedIn Credentials

Phishing Scammers Send a Fake “Private Shared Document” as the Initial Attack Vector for Stealing LinkedIn Credentials

A new social engineering scam demonstrates how cybercriminals are both evolving their tactics while still using tried and true methods that just work to attain their goals. I’ve covered scams impersonating Office 365 I don’t know how many times. But it’s not very often you hear about a scam that uses LinkedIn as both its