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Keep cybersecurity front-of-mind with a feed of 300+ free bite-sized educational posts for your media channels

Posted By PasswordCoach 119 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - Keep cybersecurity front-of-mind with a feed of 300+ bite-sized educationalposts for your media channels. It’s free. It’s quick. And it’s easy. Asteady feed of cybersecurity awareness materials to keep everyone engaged.

If you subscribed to a VPN because of privacy concerns you might want to read this…

Posted By PasswordCoach 120 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - You may be surprised to learn that a VPN doesn’t provide 100% privacy whenit comes to your location. Google and others are able to determine yourlocation by looking at the wi-fi networks that you have nearby, and thenmapping those to known GPS coordinates. Even with a VPN, Google knows whereyou are sat.

Browser isolation: Fail-safe protection against web-borne phishing and malware attacks

Posted By PasswordCoach 161 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - To date, business has defended against infections such as ransomware withmandatory cybersecurity awareness training. Whilst essential, trainingrarely completely eradicates the vulnerability. People are going to makemistakes. The only way to 100% guarantee that the business isn’t going tofall victim to a damaging cyberattack (such as ransomware) is to move thebrowsing function away from the business altogether. This practice is knownas browser isolation.

10 Useful Resources to Learn About WordPress Security

Posted By wpnewsify 196 days ago on Security

https://wpnewsify.com - Most of us rely on a complex security plugin and a little bit of good luck. That’s not bad, but it’s not enough. You have to stay up-to-date on what’s new in the web-security world and learn WordPress security.

Scammers are using international characters to impersonate legitimate cryptocurrency websites and steal your stuff

Posted By PasswordCoach 202 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - Scammers are creating phoney phishing websites using look-a-likeinternational characters - a flavour of cybercrime called a homographattack. The goal of the attack is to steal your credentials and disappearwith your bitcoin and cryptocurrency tokens.

You’re not responsible for using dangerous passwords. But the business is…

Posted By PasswordCoach 205 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - If you fail to use a secure password, it's not your fault. It's the faultof the business that asked you for the password.Phew. That's a weight off.

Now you too can jump on the cryptocurrency mining bandwagon. You may already be on it.

Posted By PasswordCoach 211 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - Cryptojacking is the hot new scam coming to a computer, tablet or phonenear you soon. In a cryptojacking scam, the scammer is going to use yourdevice to mine (i.e. pull out of thin air) cryptocurrency. The good news isthat there is a pretty straight-forward way to avoid getting stung in thisway. Read on...

Statistics of WordPress Vulnerabilities for 2017 by ThreatPress

Posted By wpnewsify 215 days ago on Security

http://wpbreakingnews.com - ThreatPress has published a summary of WordPress vulnerabilities for the 2017 year. The infographic provides statistical information collected from ThreatPress database of WordPress vulnerabilities and data available on the WordPress.org website.

Make sure that the bad guys aren’t the only ones checking that your Java install is up-to-date

Posted By PasswordCoach 232 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - If your version of Java isn't up to date, then you could be at risk ofattack by cybercriminals. It will only takes a minute, but now would be agood time to check if you have Java configured for automatic updates.Instructions provided.

Vietnamese characters enable scammers to impersonate the websites of legitimate organisations

Posted By PasswordCoach 239 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - Scammers are now using near-miss Vietnamese characters to register spoofdomains and impersonate the websites of legitimate organisations. Be on thelook out for dots underneath characters in website addresses and links.

When you push down on one corner of the biscuit tin, the other corner pops up.

Posted By PasswordCoach 246 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - Operator of the defunct passwords-for-cash website leakedsource.com ischarged with 'trafficking in identity information'. The website disappearedin 2017 but has since been replaced by another that has 50% more hackedcredentials available for sale. Most cryptocurrencies are supported.

Doing a home inspection? Then now would be a good time to change your wireless router’s default password.

Posted By PasswordCoach 259 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - Selling your home? Still using the wireless router’s default password? Cananyone inspecting your property easily see that password? Sticking with therouter’s default password is bad security practice, but showing it tostrangers is especially risky.

Defending against an Account Takeover attack

Posted By PasswordCoach 271 days ago on Security

https://www.passwordcoach.com - Your passwords are the only thing protecting your accounts. If you reusepasswords, then those passwords are rendered ineffective. If you reusepasswords, then your accounts have no protection and you can expect them tobe accessed (or taken over) by others.Ask Zuckerberg.