Attacks

WordPress Is King—But Vulnerable—And Not Immune To Attack

If there is a God of the digital world, WordPress might as well be it. It is considered by the masses as the “go-to” tool for website or blog creation—and as an internet platform, it powers a staggering one third to one half of all websites in existence, stealing a substantial portion of market share

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Really, How Safe Is The Camera On Your Device?

These days, we take our mobile cameras pretty much for granted, regardless of whether we’re using our phone, tablet, laptop, or PC—either at home or work—to capture the the special (or even quite ordinary) moments of our lives. We are putting out tons of images each day and often consuming them as well through social

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Is Your iPhone Making The Bad Guys Rich? You Better Know!

Apparently, some people think iPhones aren’t vulnerable to viruses and other types of malware. This simply isn’t true. Sure, iPhone’s operating system, iOS, has some real security advantages over Android, but that’s not where the story ends. iPhones need to be “jailbroken” if you want to install apps outside of the App Store, which means you

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Attacks On Your Consumer Data Are The Worst Trick Of The Season

When it comes to our rights as consumers, constant data breaches put our privacy and our safety at risk, often without our knowing it. We are at the mercy of large corporations, government organizations, financial institutions, and healthcare providers. Each time we open an online account, enter our contact information and make a purchase we

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You Need To Understand The Benefits Of Third-Party Pentesting

As we know, penetration testing, fondly known as “pen testing” is one of the best ways to visualize a computer system—and more importantly, all of its flaws and weaknesses as seen through the eyes of a potential attacker. Pen testing allows users and businesses to view their own digital landscape from an threat perspective—a bird’s

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What Happens When GPS Spoofing Takes Down A Power Grid?

When the layperson thinks about GPS, they typically visualize themselves conveniently driving with a nice, clear Google Map displayed on their smartphone to show them precisely where they are at all times. In fact, that’s how the vast majority of consumers directly interact with this type of technology—but like most digital things, there’s a bit more

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Debit Or Credit? How To Protect Your Money From Unbelievable Scams

With almost weekly revelations about new, big data breaches or malware attacks, it’s easy to get numbed into complacency. Especially when doing otherwise might introduce inconvenience into our daily lives.  But literally, can you, afford to ignore these and similar threats? Global losses due to fraudulent credit card, debit card, and mobile payment transactions reached

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Real-Time Cyber War: It Fuels Terror But Does It Fulfill A Need?

The ability to watch global cyber attacks as they are about to happen? Sounds too good to be true, right? Nowhere else in the world can you locate a battlefield that is active 24/7 —and yet, if you turn on your PC, it’s possible to watch real-time cyberwar night or day. Right before your eyes,

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This Is Why The Cyber Kill Chain Is The Best Way To Beat A Hacker

The main question behind all cyberattacks, regardless of their scope and size, is always the same: how did the hacker target and attack the organization? Lockheed Martin, an American aerospace company focusing on defense, security, and technology, has tried to address this ongoing query through the creation of a “Cyber Kill Chain”—an approach that essentially

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