Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you know that hackers are constantly trying to find ways to get to your personal information online. One thing they would love access to is your bank account.
A botnet is just as bad at is sounds. It’s a group of computers that have been hacked into and compromised (now called “bots”), and are being used in a malicious manner. But just how do these little armies of computers become compromised in the first place?
Here’s a scary thought: gadgets made with foreign components may be coming into our country already preloaded with malware, viruses, spyware, and other sorts of scary stuff. Even software that can defeat the security measures put in place on devices such as our laptops
This week the 12th Annual Wired Safety Summit convened and brought together members including teens, tweens, lawmakers, parents, and companies who are dedicated to promoting online safety. Originally started in 1995 as an organization that rated websites, WiredSafety.org transformed into becoming a group that promotes education to cyberspace users of all ages on a myriad of Internet and interactive technology safety, privacy and security issues. It also includes protecting children …
Anytime I get a notification from a Facebook friend I rarely interact with, I’m a little suspicious. And usually, when I go to check it out, it’s a spammy message telling me how they’ve found a fantastic opportunity to make money at home. Then my News Feed is loaded with the same message to all of our mutual friends. Sigh.
While we know that computer viruses, worms, and Trojan Horses are all bad news, most of us can’t explain the difference between the three, or we hear people use the terms interchangeably.
ChicaLogic® Offers Free ChicaPC-Shield® Anti-Malware Software as Protection Against Malicious Cyber Threats from Social Network Sites
ChicaPC-Shield™ detects and destroys malware and restores PCs in minutes BOCA RATON, FL — March 28, 2011 —ChicaLogic (www.chicalogic.com), a leading provider of technology solutions that are intuitively created and designed with a woman’s needs and workflow in mind, today announced the release of ChicaPC-Shield™, a free anti-malware solution designed to protect PCs from malware attacks typically found on social networking sites and other websites that cater to women. ChicaPC-Shield™ …
A Firewall is a security feature for your computer that checks information from the internet or a network. Depending on your firewall settings, the firewall then either allows the information to come through, or blocks it. Firewalls can help prevent your PC from malicious software