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Take Care, Be Aware! Of Unsolicited Emails

Scammers know that people are easy prey to emails or websites that look real; oft times not looking at the URL or reading the content thoroughly or critically. All they must do is make the email and develop bogus websites of the news portal and other informative stuff to lure gullible readers.

What You Need to Know About Ransomware

What is Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, that blocks access to a system, device, or file until a ransom is paid. It is an illegal, moneymaking scheme that can be installed through deceptive links in an email message, instant message, or website.

How Can Private Browsing Protect Your Online Privacy?

You may not know it, but some of the websites you visit or apps you download leave a trackable digital footprint. One step you can do to avoid leaving your online behavior exposed to third parties is to use private browsers to surf the internet.

What is private browsing?

Your web browser — whether it’s Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari, or Opera — stores the URLs of the sites you visit, cookies that track your activity, passwords you’ve used, and temporary files you’ve downloaded.

New Botnet Makes AT&T Less Secure

Botnets are a fast and effective way for cybercriminals to introduce malware to a system. Short for bot network, botnets work by loading one computer with the virus. Then it is automatically scanned for weak points. With A.I. technology, the malware proliferates on its own.

Is it a good idea to monitor your employees’ online activities?

Is it a good idea to monitor your employees' online activities?

In a world where the internet plays such a crucial role in any and all businesses, it can be hard to imagine a time when employers didn't place as much emphasis on monitoring their workers' online activities.

Why is Windows 11’s TPM requirement important?

Months before Windows 11’s official release date, conversations were already focused not just on the new operating system’s (OS) new features, but also on how its hardware requirements compared to its predecessor’s. Among the points raised was the compulsory Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 chip in Windows 11-supported devices — a marked upgrade from Windows 10’s TPM 1.2 requirement.