Do you have a funny feeling that you’re being watched? If so, you’re in the same boat as a lot of other Internet users. A substantial proportion of respondents to a Kaspersky survey on consumer security risks admitted they worry about surveillance from webcams malware. And that’s not their only concern. With criminals constantly plotting new ways to access sensitive data, computer and mobile device users are facing a growing array of increasingly cunning cyberthreats.
When it comes to cybersecurity, there are few terms with more name recognition than "computer viruses." Despite the prevalence of these threats and their wide-spread impact, however, many users don't know about the basic nature of viruses.
>While public awareness of identity theft is on the rise, many people have yet to take action to reduce their risk. We’ve laid out the hard facts about this growing menace along with some simple steps you can take right now to keep your personal data out of harm’s way.
’Tis the season when data thieves are lying in wait for unsuspecting shoppers. Keep your personal and financial information from falling into the wrong hands by exercising an extra measure of caution. Start with these seven tips for safe online browsing and buying.
You’re pretty confident your home network is safe from hackers. You’ve set strong passwords and downloaded the latest security patches for your computer, cell phone, and tablet. But what about your other connected devices?