Hacking Facebook accounts has been commonplace since the beginning of the Facebook era and, of course, one of the preferred methods for implementing social engineering attacks. However, some of these scams are in fact just a small part of a much bigger online advertising pricing system, in which webmasters aim to get more money from their web traffic.
Comments in the news over the past week have suggested that antivirus software is dead. It’s not true and is actually a dangerous claim to make. Read on for an explanation and understand why you need to stay protected.
A recent widely reported news story said that antivirus is dead. Such a statement is disingenuous and irresponsible at the very least. It would have been far more accurate to say many antivirus solutions are based on signature-based virus detection and signature-based detection is no longer enough.
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Given that Facebook is now one of the largest social networking platforms in the world, it is also an opportunity provider for various social engineering attacks, and the perfect platform from which to spread rogue software.
The hack seemingly doesn’t affect people who only use Bitly as a basic link-shortening service.
It’s expected that the hack will mainly cause problems for website publishers who use Bitly to share and track story links.But it does affect registered users who use tools like saved links, stat tracking and social network sharing.
But the more difficult you make it for them, the better chance you have of forcing them to give up the hunt, and thus, of maintaining your Constitutional right to privacy.
Spyware is a modern plague. It’s dastardly, devilish and insinuates itself into millions of computers without people being aware of it. Find out just what spyware is, what it does, where it comes from, how to avoid it and how to get rid of it by reading on.
An enormous security flaw has been discovered that threatens the entire Internet. Dubbed Heart Bleed, its panicked internet services providers and sent many system administrators – the people who look after an organisation’s computer networks – into a bit of a frenzy.