Now that you’re covered off on the who’s who of Hack Attacks, let’s look at the things you can do to help protect yourself.
First off, we’ve got a few ‘Yes or No’ questions for you:
- Do you rarely change your passwords?
- Do you use the same password for several different sites?
- Do you store your credit card information on sites that you shop on often?
2012 was a big year for hackers, mostly because we, the public, made it easy for the them. While reports show that more than half of consumers are genuinely concerned about getting hacked, behaviuor studies show something different: we continue to put ourselves at risk. Here at BullGuard, we strongly believe education is the key to closing that gap. Stick with us… we won’t let you be a victim.
Cyber Monday is on Monday, the 26th of November, the first day of the holiday shopping season. For those of you that couldn’t face the throngs of ferocious shoppers hitting the sales on Friday, Cyber Monday is your reward. Sit at home, with a cup of tea and your feet up, handle all of your holiday shopping and still get those great sale prices!
Black Friday marks the beginning of the Holiday shopping season. Typically throngs of people head to the shops enticed by massive sales, savings and a multitude of coupons. Some shops even go so far as to open at midnight to help their consumers get the maximum amount of shopping in!
No, unfortunately we’re not talking the Johnny Depp and Kiera Knightly kind. We’re talking the sometimes malicious and always faceless kind that you find online. So what does Internet Piracy actually mean?
Have you ever given much thought to what you could be exposing your computer, tablet or phone to?
Malware (malicious software) is ever becoming more aggressive and more complex. There have been numerous attacks on all major servers of the world in 2012, and home computers were the target of a multitude of malware infections and their variations.
As more and more mobile apps become available and download rates increase, the mobile world is becoming a bigger target for cybercriminals. So, what can you do to protect yourself and, more importantly, your privacy?
A week ago, a UK Government official advised web users to use fake details, names and other personal information when logging in to social media websites. His statement sparked controversy and was frowned upon by fellow politicians.
On November 8th, Angry Birds Star Wars will be available for download. And here at BullGuard, the launch couldn’t be more highly anticipated. Even Winston has completed all the Angry Bird versions out there, and that’s no easy feat with paws as big as his!