by BullGuard

How to stay safe during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday rapidly approaching at the end of November it’s a good idea to reacquaint with important tips to stay safe online. It may only be couple of days in the year when retailers drop prices, especially electronics, but it’s also a potential bonanza for cyber villains. They understand that because so many people are b...

by BullGuard

Shock. Horror. Cyber criminals loot the criminals they sell services to

There used to be a notorious ransomware group called REvil. Also known as Sodin and Sodinokibi, REvil made a name for itself by extorting large amounts of money from businesses. It also operated a ransomware-as-a-service (RAAS) business model in which it shared profits with affiliates who break into networks and spread its ransomware.

by BullGuard

Dim the light on your IP address so you can’t be tracked

Your IP address is like a beacon on the Internet. It gives websites, and people that you have connected with online, more than just a number. It also gives them the ability to trace that IP address back towards you if they wanted to. Even though a website, or even a person, can’t find your home address from your IP address, they most definitely...

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Shut the door on cyberstalking

Cyber stalking is a nasty, destructive activity that can have seriously damaging consequences. In short, its harassment carried out over the internet and the motives may be to control or intimidate the victim or to gather information for use in other crimes, like identity theft or real-world stalking.