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Phishing is one of the most common forms of cybercrime, so if you’re online, you’ve likely been targeted by a phishing attack—and you might not even know it. So, what is phishing exactly? It’s the act of collecting personal information—in...

Over two years ago, two U.S. Representatives first introduced the Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act (ACDC), also known as the ‘hack back’ bill. In short, the proposed bill would provide a defense to companies that are victims of fra...

Microsoft is going to stop supporting Windows 7 from Tuesday, January 14, 2020, so that it can focus on “newer technologies.”

As a result, Windows 7 users will no longer receive the all-important security updates and patches that...

From the wheel, to the Commodore C64, to today’s smartphones, technology is constantly changing the world. January 6th is the day to mark those achievements, and celebrate the inventors who create new things every day. Let’s take a look a...

The total number of breaches was up 33% over last year, according to research from Risk Based Security, with medical services, retailers and public entities most affected. That’s a whopping 5,183 data breaches for a total of 7.9 billio...

If your level of anxiety over online security and privacy is on the healthy side, you probably already have two-factor authentication (2FA) set up for your main accounts. If you don’t, you should seriously consider activating it to protec...