Cybercrime Myths

9 Cybercrime Fibs that Could Cost You a Bomb

Do not believe in a cybersecurity story and make all efforts to prevent awful consequences from attackers’ tricks. Cybercrime goes viral all round, taking into account the Cybersecurity Ventures investigation, this problem is expected to increase from $3 trillion in 2015 to $6 trillion by 2021. McAfee Threat Report informed that a criminal in 2016 …

7 Ways to Protect your PC from Ransomware

7 Ways to Protect your PC from Ransomware

Attackers move towards more concrete tasks, so companies must tighten control over their security. The described in this article strategies can be of your service. Ransomware can be income-generating activity for humbugging money out from a customer. The user choice whether to pay the ransom or to have no possibility for the encrypted files access. …

Severe problem comes back – The Windows is in a big danger

Wanna Decryptor is a hostile and dangerous ransomware, which duplicates in a rather quickly way. Security specialists are really concerned about a new type of the Sasser worm. WannaCry’s ransomware takes root in your computer system in the twinkle of an eye, and events of last Friday arouse more curiosity. Windows system disadvantages are beneficial …

Pharming. How to Keep Aloof from it?

What is meant by “pharming”? It is online manipulation that involves redirecting a website traffic to another forged one or to the identical copy of the authentic website. Pharming is often compared to phishing by information obtaining that is required for online identity stealing. This online attack is made by using the next procedures: The …

How to Get Rid of Phishing Attacks?

What is meant by Phishing? Phishing is a diversity of rather dangerous cyber frauds that retrieve your significant data online. It works in the following way: these frauds disguise as original e-commerce websites and fool the user to get hold of his ID, password, bank account numbers, etc. E-commerce sites and online banking are anxious …

Testing of your Antivirus Operativity

Antivirus program is a great solution to protect your PC performance from different spyware, malware programs and other viruses. But sometimes it is not enough just to install the antivirus software and to leave your computer out in the cold. Be careful because some malicious programs can take root in your system and then you …

The operating principle of Antivirus Software

What is software working principle for preventing PC performance from malicious elements? The question remains unclear, because antivirus programs are considered to be a Chinese puzzle. But one cannot deny their complicatedness. Nowadays malwares are more misleading by nature and own a high possibility to penetrate into PC system. Actually, they have diverse names and …

The Malware constituents are: Packer, Crypter & Protector

Here is the description of all these components of the malware. The common feature of these three elements is their purpose. This security software protects the payload, which is the typical malware, against reverse engineering. Malware developers add a specific code to disguise a malicious code. Thus, the main aim of it is to conceal …

What to Do After a Cyberattack: 4 steps to Recovery

If you have ever dealt with consequences of a cyberattack, you’ll agree that two key tips on quickly recovering after it sound as “act fast” and “be prepared”. Nowadays, more and more businesses become victims of cyberattacks, because a great variety of malicious software and new social engineering techniques aimed at compromising personal info and …

What’s the Difference Between Adware and Ad Fraud?

Both adware and Ad Fraud deal with the advertising, but they are designed for different purposes and their operation also differs. They are practically two of a kind and none of them care about the way of making money. Nevertheless, there are profound difference in their functioning. Let’s look more closely at both of them. …