With high profile cyber hacks happening almost every week and the media often covering them in a breathless and sensationalist manner you’d be forgiven for thinking that going on to the internet is the equivalent of heading to Raqqa in Syria waving a large crucifix – a suicide mission. While of course, there are many dangers for the unprotected we’re not under siege by cyber misfits, we’re simply dealing with the downside of an interconnected world.
On paper the recently discovered Shellshock virus has the potential to cause widespread chaos. In reality, it’s likely to affect only those who have poor and outdated security practises – though that might well be a large number.
The recent discovery of the Shellshock vulnerability certainly sent shockwaves rippling around the world with concerns about the potential damage to critical national infrastructure. The UK’s cyber security team Cert-UK sent an alert to all government departments saying the flaw had the ‘highest possible’ threat ratings. The US National Cyber Security Division ranked it ten out of ten for severity.
No sooner does Apple launch its new iPhone 6, smart watch and its much touted online payment system Apple Pay, than new phishing attempts designed to extract personal Apple ID details appear.
The media storm that accompanied the launch of Apple’s new iPhone 6 and its smart watch has almost settled down. Now the serious questions are being asked.
BullGuard’s CEO, Nedko Ivanov, has been awarded winner status in Finance Monthly’s 2014 CEO award.
It reflects extremely positively on the company, its staff and its products. From the customer perspective, it’s also a glowing endorsement because it means they’re using some of the best security software on the market.
With the internet still evolving, often at a dizzying pace, change in the way it influences our lives is inevitable. Yet there are some constants that remain the same, and protecting personal data is one of them, even in world that may be radically different 15 years from now.
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has opened to rave reviews described as a state-of-the art 21st-century 3D-CG cinema outing, full of intelligence and emotional resonance, and painting a dark future with stylish action sequences and impressive visual effects.
It follows Caesar and his peers building a community in San Francisco’s Muir Woods following the near destruction of the city. The 2,000 or so gorillas, chimpanzees and orang-utans live a peaceful existence and believe the humans have died out following a viral flu pandemic.
It’s good news for BullGuard and even better news for BullGuard customers. BullGuard has been awarded an Advanced+ award from AV Comparatives for BullGuard Internet Security.
The coming days are dedicated to flagging up potential dangers faced by children. Given that many parents are unsure about parental control software we thought it is an appropriate time to remind everyone just how useful online parental control is and also just how simple it is to use.
The survey on mobile usage revealed just how concerned parents are and also at the same time how they sometimes feel powerless. For instance, stranger danger is the #1 concern with parents expressing understandable anxiety about their children being ‘courted’ by people they don’t know.