IoT Risks: How Smart is Having a Smart Fridge?

Both IoT risks and the cybersecurity measures needed to mitigate it are fairly simple. But, it is often hard to determine what is science fiction from what is happening to us today. As the internet of things (IoT) is closely connected to AI systems and machines talking to each other, we are often focused on

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Threat Modeling: How Can We Use It for Our Cybersecurity?

Threat modeling is a set of principles, ideas, and tools used by software developers to imagine how their cybersecurity system should look like. Thankfully, as users, we don’t need to spend a semester on MIT to learn the exact coding techniques that come with it but can rather focus on the part that we can

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How to Prevent Cyberstalking?

Indulging in social media, while fun if done in moderation, can lead to many unwanted consequences, including cyberstalking. Those very young might dream to have thousands of followers and becoming an internet celebrity, but that will often lead to stalking, and unlike actual movie stars, we would not have the resources to hire professionals to

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Prowli Malware Affects More Than 40,000 IoT Devices

Malware issues are a common concern for the internet security. Experts regularly come across malware that targets servers, routers and IoT devices. The latest malware is the Prowli malware. This botnet has already affected more than 40,000 internet connected devices across the globe. Prowli malware makes use of different techniques like abuse of weak configuration,

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Korea’s Coinrail Loses 40 Million Dollars In Altcoins

As we continue to digitalize, there is an increasing need for cyber protection and securing ourselves in the cyber world. Whether connecting with family and friends, we use social networking websites. At the same time, online banking, work-related emails, etc. all occupy the same webspace across the globe. While cyber protection is of utmost significance

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FBI Wants You To Reboot Your Home Router

There is a new warning coming in from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). They want you to reboot your home router to stay safe from the Russian malware ‘VPN Filter.’ According to a Cisco cyber security team, minimum 5, 00,000 routers in 54 nations were affected by VPN Filter. Use the best router

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LocationSmart Exposes Location Of Millions Of Americans

Recently, the location tracking website LocationSmart was in controversy for all the wrong reasons. They made the location of millions of real-time users readily available on a free demo public page. The free demo page did not ask for subscriber’s consent before giving away his or her location. The company took immediate steps of reform

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Warren Buffett Warns Of Growing Cybersecurity Attacks

Cybersecurity is one important aspect, and companies are investing heavily to ensure their safety in the online world. Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is a well-known industrialist. According to him, the cybersecurity risks will get worse in the coming years. The cybersecurity instances are set to grow and will negatively impact the insurance industry.

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Spying Skills of Amazon Alexa

In the last couple of weeks, you might have heard about the spying skills of Amazon Alexa. It is a malicious skill that has Alexa – the voice assistant from Amazon, which enables the Amazon Echo to keep an eye on you. It enables the third party to keep track of you by recording the

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