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Countries with the best (and worst) internet connections
A stable and reliable internet connection is an indispensable component of modern society. However, just how unwavering it is heavily…
What is smishing? Attacks via fake SMS messages
Smishing is a copycat of phishing. However, instead of sending deceptive emails, fraudsters forward misleading text messages. Sadly…
51% of exploits sold on underground forums are for Microsoft products
Cybercriminals sell found software vulnerabilities to each other, increasing their profits and causing more damage along the way. They target the most used software to affect as many people as possible.
Over 60% of Android apps have security vulnerabilities
When a developer leaves a mistake in application code, it can create a security vulnerability that criminals may exploit.
Can we rely on Bluetooth to be secure?
Bluetooth is a wireless technology, nearly inescapable by this point. It works like a charm every time you need to pair your device with…
Australians lost a record $139 million to scams in H1 2021
Australians have reported 124,315 scam events since the beginning of the year, resulting in a record $139 million in losses, according to data examined by the Atlas VPN research team.
Personal data compromises surge by almost 40% in Q2, 2021
Millions of individuals and organizations are affected every day by cyberattacks that threaten to steal sensitive data. Even though more people have become aware of cyber risks, hackers develop new techniques and malware to stay ahead of defense technologies.
What is the SMB protocol for resource sharing?
The SMB protocol is a little-known invention responsible for allowing computers to communicate over a network. In other words, it is a…