How to get protection for your identity online after Equifax data violation

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2017, it was a year filled with data violation and leakage, but perhaps the most remembered one Equifax data violation. Many people who had learned their personal information were exposed to data violations, then researched how to get protection from identity theft and take appropriate precautions. However, for those who were too overwhelmed with the data violations for the action, “better late than never” may apply. Here are the steps that you can still take to help protect your identity if you were a victim of Equifax data violation – or other. Continue reading “How to get protection for your identity online after Equifax data violation”

How to keep your mobile device data safe on Holidays

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Feel like you need holidays? If you are lucky enough to be heading off for some R&R, you know that holidays are an exciting, nice time to get away from the everyday worries of office & home. Unfortunately, some of those worries may follow you if you are traveling with smartphones that aren’t secured digitally or physically.

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Apple, Cyber Security and Predictions

Apple, Cyber Security and Predictions

The Apple risk scene was to a great degree occupied in 2016. We gave an account of seven noteworthy stories in 2016. In 2015, we saw many confirmation of ideas, however 2016 brought more dangers out into nature. These are similar dangers that are influencing Windows and Android gadgets.

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The 5 essential Cyber life skills every parent should know

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Parents all over the world know that what is the advantages and disadvantages of Internet. Children naturally learn more, understand more and accomplish more with the aid of the Internet. This parents generation is raising children in a rapidly evolving cyber landscape.

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Norton Antivirus Basic review By Techradar

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We are talking the modern Norton AntiVirus Basic. It is mostly about the fundamentals. It boasts detection of known threats, intelligent behaviour monitoring and an excellent file reputation service to spot new dangers, and one of the best antiphishing filters you’ll find anywhere.

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Petya Ransomware and Its Infection

Petya Ransomware is a vicious form of the virus that locks a computer’s hard drive as well as individual data files stored on it. And we are seeing that the widespread attack affected global and national organisations including the Ukranian National Bank, British advertising firm WPP and logistics company Maersk.

What is Petya?

Petya is more than typical Ransomware or we can say that it’s upgraded version of WannaCry.
It has been in existence since 2016. Ransomware only encrypt the data files but Petya ransomware doesn’t just encrypt files, it also overwrites and encrypts the master boot record (MBR).

You can see in this image how the hackers demanding $300 bitcoins to recover affected files from Petya Ransomware.

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How does Petya spread and infect computers?

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4 tips to safe yourself from online travel booking scams

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Booking travel packages online is easy & simple. Its credit goes to Internet – Thanks! But when you are planning to travel in your vacation, remember to be cautions at the time of reservations online. The number of fraud online travel booking website is increasing day by day and they are successful to be scams with consumers. So, you need to know about how you will book your travel from real or brand websites.
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Why We Need an Antivirus in Computer

One of the most common causes for failures or issues in computers is the lack of antivirus security software, or expired antivirus security software. It is an issue which is often overlooked and has dire consequences for the unfortunate computer owner.

What Is a Virus?

These days there are too many different categories of virus. So, what is a virus? A virus is usually hidden programm, and can do a number of things, as it relates to the health of the computer or PC. A few examples are provided below: