The Importance of an Antivirus Software

The Importance of an Antivirus Software

Laptops and PCs are such important tools for many of us and it’s worth protecting them properly. Our personal details, systems and files are all at risk unless we take sufficient steps to guard against threats. When it comes to anti-virus software there are now a multitude of options on […]

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How to Prevent Mobile Payment Theft and Fraud

How to Prevent Mobile Payment Theft and Fraud

The mobile payment trend is on the rise, as more customers are using their smartphones to pay their bills and cover day-to-day expenses. Despite the fact more people are using the technology, an eDigitalResearch study of 2,006 consumers in April 2013, found that 52% of consumers have security concerns, and 40% […]

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The Importance of Internet Privacy and How to Protect Your Privacy with a VPN Service

The Importance of Internet Privacy and How to Protect Your Privacy with a VPN Service

There are over 2 billion people using the internet in the world, and for most of them, their online activity can be watched by others. Whether its checking a bank balance, sending an email, or just browsing a website, the vast majority of internet users get online literally unprotected against […]

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Importance of Healthcare Security against I.D. Theft

Importance of Healthcare Security against I.D. Theft

Although healthcare seems like a strange industry to be affected by cyber-attacks it is actually becoming one that is at high risk for exploitation. This fact is exemplified even further with the implementation of the ACA. If you're like most folks, you're probably asking yourself, "What are cyber-attacks and just how […]

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Internet Security Tips and Recommended Software in 2013

Internet Security Tips and Recommended Software in 2013

Internet is a global networking system. It interconnected computer networks, which are used in the standard Internet protocol suite to serve several billion users worldwide. Internet security is a branch of computer gateway security including browser security, network security, applications and operating system security specifically related to the Internet. Its protect […]

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How to Enhance Your Android Security

How to Enhance Your Android Security

Smartphones must be treated with great care in order to avoid any type of unpleasant security issues: either device being stolen or data being online hacked. If you are not careful, losing the smartphone may result in more than only loss of phone numbers and contacts. We are talking about […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Digital Signatures

Advantages and Disadvantages of Digital Signatures

I have often had to answer the question "what is digital signature technology?" Most times, the question has been asked by regular people, smart but not highly technical and often the best way to explain it is to draw parallels between electronic documents and paper documents. For example, when you […]

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Best and Must-Have Free Antivirus Apps for Smartphones

Best and Must-Have Free Antivirus Apps for Smartphones

According to the re-known research firm IDC, over 216 million smart phones have been shipped worldwide by manufacturers in the first three months of this year alone. The same study indicates that 51.6% of all mobile phones used are now smartphones. While for most people this is good news as […]

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Educating End-Users on Where Not to Save Critical Documents

Educating End-Users on Where Not to Save Critical Documents

The terms "shared" or "network" folder probably don't mean much to the average office computer user. The perception of the computing world from a non-technologically oriented person is that it's getting so incredibly complex so quickly, that one could never even hope to keep up with the basics of everyday […]

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Most Terrifying Online Threats

Most Terrifying Online Threats

There’s no doubt that the Internet poses threats, despite all the excellent things it can do for us. Whether you’re on your phone, tablet, or computer, you need to watch out for the following four most terrifying online threats. 1. Trojan Horses A Trojan Horse is a type of malware […]

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Ways to Remove Malicious Files from Your Computer

Ways to Remove Malicious Files from Your Computer

There are many good things about the internet, but it can also cause damage to your computer. You see, there are many websites that contain malicious files which can creep into your computer's system. When this happens and you don't act on it right away, your computer may not function […]

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Microsoft Rolls Out Two-Factor Verification Across Its Services

Microsoft Rolls Out Two-Factor Verification Across Its Services

Following the initiatives of Google and Apple to make Internet use safer against hackers, Microsoft is rolling out a two-factor authentication system across its online and desktop products. The optional security measure which will be available in the next few days covers all Microsoft accounts, including Outlook.com, Skype, SkyDrive, Office, […]

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