The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through Secretary Rodolfo A Salalima and Assistant Secretary Allan S Cabanlong confirms that a global ransomware attack is currently in progress. The sophisticated ransomware, known as ‘Wanna Cry’ or ‘Wanna Decryptor’, exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Windows operating system. This malware is designed to spread laterally on continue reading : Defending Against Ransomware Generally
By now I am sure you have already heard something about the WannaCry ransomware, and are wondering what’s going on, who is doing this, and whether your computer is secure from this insanely fast-spreading threat that has already hacked nearly 200,000 Windows PCs over the weekend. The only positive thing about this attack is that continue reading : WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately
While some individuals may be practicing cyber safety online, phishing is still one of the most powerful and persistent forms of cyber-attack going. Phishing is a cybercrime in which victims are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate institution to lure individuals into providing sensitive data such as personally continue reading : Phishing — Why Are We Still Being Netted
Learn other ways to make your cyber presence safer. While there are no guarantees that malicious actors won’t get to your information, these tips will decrease the probability of getting your personal information. Have Complicated, Unique, Difficult-To-Crack Passwords. Never Reuse a Password Don’t use the same password on multiple accounts. Make each password unique, continue reading : Making/Changing Password To Make Your Presence Safer
The first thing to do in ransomware prevention is to recognize the different types of ransomware you can be hit with. There are two types of ransomware: the crypto and locker ransomware. The Crypto Ransomware is as simple as weaponizing strong encryption against victims to deny them access to those files. Once this type of continue reading : Prevent Ransomware Attacks From Happening
We, not only Hackers are the ones who puts our online security at risk. Sometimes, people risk their own security with the choices they make. A recent study shows that Americans are huge risk takers when it comes to digital safety. No matter what kind of antivirus software and firewall protection is on your computer, continue reading : Stop Taking Cyber Risks! Your privacy may be at risk!
Cybersecurity is the protections of systems, networks and data in cyberspace and also a critical issue for all businesses. While rapid technological developments have provided huge areas of new opportunity and potential sources of efficiency for organizations of all sizes, these new technologies have also brought unparalleled threats. Experts predicts that by 2020, there are continue reading : Cybersecurity, The Biggest Concern Nowadays