Fireball – The Explosive Malware Heard ‘Round the World

When is adware not just adware? When it’s also malware, of course! Fireball, a new threat out of China, created by marketing firm Rafotech, is just one such example of a threat that is one part adware and one part malware. Together, these two parts pack quite a wallop, one which has infected over 250 million computer users in the last month alone. Fireball, discovered … Continue reading Fireball – The Explosive Malware Heard ‘Round the World

WannaCry No More? You Better Start Patching

By now, WannaCry is a household name. The ransomware that shocked the world on May 12 has got its own memes and its own Wikipedia page. Soon enough it might even get its own reality TV show. The attack hit hospitals, car manufacturers, airlines, government agencies and more in a matter of hours. In some hospitals in the UK, it even hit their blood storage … Continue reading WannaCry No More? You Better Start Patching

5 Major FinTech Security Concerns You Need to Know About Before You Bank

When was the last time you went to your bank? If it feels like you’re relying on your brick-and-mortar, city corner bank less and less these days, and turning to banking apps and mobile payment systems more and more, you’re not alone. Financial Technology, or FinTech for short, is one industry that’s set to change the world. Today, thanks to this industry that was worth … Continue reading 5 Major FinTech Security Concerns You Need to Know About Before You Bank

5 Tricky Tax Season Scams and How to Avoid Them

You know the only saying “Nothing is certain but death and taxes”? Seems pretty clear that the saying could be amended to “Nothing is certain but death and tax season scams” and it would still hold true. Nowadays, the frustration of trying to figure out who your dependants are and what your deductible will be are only a part of tax season woes. Tax related … Continue reading 5 Tricky Tax Season Scams and How to Avoid Them

The Hidden Dangers in Smart Cites + 5 Bonus Tips to Secure Your IoT Devices

How does the idea of a smart city sound to you? The term might conjure up images of “Jetsons”-like flying cars whizzing by. Or maybe you’re envisioning something a bit darker but technologically dazzling a la Minority Report. Sorry to burst your bubble, but smart cities, as cool as they are, aren’t all that futuristic and there are already lots of them all around the … Continue reading The Hidden Dangers in Smart Cites + 5 Bonus Tips to Secure Your IoT Devices