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Adequacy of Internet Filtering Questionable

It’s risky to allow kids surf Internet without any restrictions. So, Internet filtering is vital to protect kids from the unsafe side of the cyber world. The whole new world of Internet fascinates kids these days. As sad as it sounds, to half of the population, the Internet is everything. They depend on the Internet

How to Ensure Data Security

Data theft mainly involves stealing of sensitive information. It is important that you take appropriate measures to maintain data security. Your data becomes more vulnerable when your devices are connected to open public Wi-Fi hotspots. In order to keep your data secure, it’s important to have a clear idea about data theft and how to

What cybercrime is all about

With so many fraud cases in the spotlight recently it’s hard to figure out how to protect yourself. International internet fraud, virus attack or identity theft on Facebook … cybercrime has many faces and still continues to grow. Here is a focus on what internet fraud is and how to protect yourself against it. Internet

Gamers are a key target for cybercriminals

Gamers start becoming indeed key targets for cybercriminals: they steal their data from their game accounts and those of their virtual objects whose value may reach thousands of dollars for some of them. One of the biggest hacks of all time, of Sony’s PlayStation Network in 2011, reportedly resulted in 77 million account holder details being

Russian underground market for phishing campaigns

Phishing paswword: how to protect yourself from this! Sadly but not surprisingly enough, Russia enjoys one of the most active underground markets for cybercrime: there, cyber hackers can fix their all sophisticated scams and necessary tools to arrange cyber attacks. Recent investigations have unveiled how this is a well-organized market, especially for phishing activities. Researchers found