‘Crypto-ransomware has risen to levels some describe as epidemic.’ In this nifty infographic, F-Secure outline the five habits of successful ransomware cybercriminals and how to fight back against their attacks.
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Millennials must get smarter about managing their digital footprint if they are to avoid the pitfalls of cybercrime and threats to their reputation, according to new research from Norton.
Dealing with online risks is a family affair; recent global research from Norton found that nearly all parents (89%) in the UK worry about their children’s safety online – in particular that they will give too much information out to strangers (44%) and that their online actions will have repercussions for the entire family (36%).
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Identity theft is a growing concern for internet users in the Middle East. As a number of traditional services related to banking, insurance and healthcare find their way onto web portals, the number of subscribers to such e-services continues to grow steadily.
Passwords have long been used by enterprises to permit secure access to vital applications, data, systems and networks. This tired-and-tested form of authentication is still widely deployed as the first line of defense, protecting sensitive corporate data and applications from external threats. However, in today’s world, as the dependence on information technology grows exponentially, many corporations are now struggling to manage and store passwords securely for their employees.
Microsoft Windows 8 was launched in the Middle East in mid-November 2012 and now, almost a year down the line, we at ESET® thought it would be a good time to review where things stand with the latest incarnation of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. In terms of uptake, Windows 8′s 10-month user share was larger than Vista’s, but was far behind Windows 7′s at the same point in the latter’s roll-out. This is perhaps due more to Windows 7’s widespread adoption compared to the comparatively unpopular Windows Vista. In the meantime, Windows 8 continues to slowly grow its presence, especially as more touch-screen-capable devices arrive in the marketplace.