Having our location settings on makes life a bit more convenient for us as sites and apps are able to identify things closer to or related to us based on our location. However, it the convenience may not be worth the potential danger it poses.
These days, a lot of personal information such as names, email addresses, birthdays, partial SIN numbers, and much more can be leaked and sold on the dark web. This allows cybercriminals to buy information about you and to use that to access your systems and information.
If you’re using cryptocurrency, you’ll need a cryptocurrency wallet. Cryptocurrency wallets stores a user’s public and private keys, allows them to monitor their balance, and it also lets users send and receive the digital currency with others.
Cyberattacks have been up 300% this year and what most people don’t realize is that this includes attacks on mobile devices. With cybercriminals becoming more sophisticated in the way they hack into mobile devices, sometimes users will not be able to tell that their device has been compromised.
Sharing valuable information online could do more harm than good. While it may make your brand look more personable and bring in potential future sales, it could also be giving cybercriminals a way into breaching your company data.
An attack surface consists of every part of you or your company’s system that is susceptible to a breach. Picture it as the whole external surface of your company. Now, take a second to think about every point of entry that a cybercriminal could find to infiltrate your network; there is a ton.
if you’re prone to opening suspicious attachments, links, software, or files, you could be downloading malware or spyware that allows cybercriminals to gain access to your webcam.
Proving that your identity was stolen is extremely difficult and cumbersome. Apart from the fear and anxiety that comes with your stolen identity, your credit rating is negatively affected. That, in turn, affects your chances of receiving better rates on insurance and loans in the future. As well, it can impact your reputation and future employment opportunities.
Do you and your employees use multi-factor authentication (MFA) in your work environment? Well if you don’t, you’ll definitely want to after reading this post!
But as an employer, have you ever thought about what your employee does with that phone after hours, or even worse, during work hours?
The dark web is essentially the black market of the internet where illegal activity and trading takes place. Your information might be circulating the dark web at this very moment. What can you do to stop it?
Printers are now being connected to our wifi networks, gaining more direct access to our data, and not having subsequent security put in place. With this knowledge, cybercriminals know that printers are an easy way to breach user information.
If you’re receiving phone calls from unknown numbers that have similar digits to your own, or from the same area code, you may be a target of a ‘Neighbour Spoofing’ attack.
These days, having one strong password for all your systems is not sufficient enough. If a hacker got a hold of that password, all of your accounts could be compromised.
It seems like everyone has at least one form of social media they’re on these days, however, not all know how to ensure the information they’re sharing online stays secure.
With their fast, easy, efficient, free services, Zoom has become one of the top applications for video communications with over 300 million daily users. Zoom’s popularity, however, has led them to be a big target for hackers and it has also revealed a lot of security issues associated with the application.
We find ourselves in a world where an ever-increasing number of devices are communicating with one another for our convenience. With that in mind, when was the last time you reviewed which devices are operating within your network and what critical systems and information are those devices exposed to?
In recent months, many companies have had to adopt to a remote workforce environment. Many different solutions have been gaining popularity for video calling, meetings, chat, and collaboration.
Anyone in British Columbia who is running a bar, restaurant, or event is required to collect contact information for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes. If this pertains to your business, please be sure to keep the following in mind.