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DDoS Attack: How to Keep Your Website Safe from DDoS Attacks?

Cyber-attacks are very common these days. It is not unusual if any company fall prey to the cyber-attack. One attack that wreaks havoc among companies is the DDoS attack. DDoS stands for distributed denial of service (wiki). It is a known tool among hackers and competitors to create problems for a particular company.  The DDoS attacks have created issues for many companies around the world. Many who failed to secure their servers are regretting over their loss. It is better to be prepared for not only distributed denial of service but also for other attacks. According to some statistics, a … Continue Reading…

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Privacy, Security & Health Risks of Social Media & How to Prevent Those

Social media has become one of the most vital parts of every single person’s life. One cannot imagine his/her life without having a day spent on social media. Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram, and LinkedIn are some of the well-known social media websites. They have more than 100 million users all over the globe. While you use your social media accounts, there is someone who keeps on spying you and your social media accounts. These are the social media hackers who get through your accounts by getting your account credentials known. Along with this type of risk, there are … Continue Reading…

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7 Smart Ways to Optimize Data Security at the Workplace

Businesses have a lot of confidential information because most of the businesses, whether small or big, deal with sensitive customer information, employee records and a lot more. Breaches in data disrupt the basic operations of a business. It damages a business’ reputation which can cost millions of dollars. There are many cybercriminals which don’t only stalk your data but also try their best to hack it. Big and small businesses should take proactive measures to protect their data at a workplace — to avoid any glitches in systems. Here are 7 smart ways to optimize data security in the workplace. Two-Factor Authentication … Continue Reading…

Top Security Tips for Your WordPress Site from the DDoS Attack

Top Security Tips for Your WordPress Site from the DDoS Attack

WordPress has remained a wonderful platform since its’ establishment in 2003. But, with advancement in technologies, the security of the WordPress is becoming a matter of concern for every WordPress enthusiast as well as the WordPress site owners. The core WordPress installation is not only easy to use but also likely to be secure. But the more you add up the themes, plugins and custom codes to the WordPress website, the website becomes more concentrated towards hacking. Along with the increase in the number of its’ users, it is more likely to be hacked. But, when talking about the DDoS … Continue Reading…

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8 Steps on How to Protect Your Site from Cyber Attacks

It can be frustrating to open your website in the browser just to find that it has been taken down by the hackers. Once a site is hacked, it can quickly affect its position on the search engine. After all the hard work and time you spent on your website, you don’t want hackers to come to your website and mess with it. To protect your site from cyber attacks, you should start taking the necessary steps to enhance its security. The following are 8 steps you can take to protect your site from cyber attacks. 1. Get Updated with … Continue Reading…

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7 Ways Your Website is Probably Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks

The procedure for creating a business website is fairly cut and dry. You buy a domain, design the site, optimize it for SEO, and publish content that supports your business goals. You might not be aware of it, but in the process, you’ve opened the door to a world of Internet vulnerabilities. Cyber-attacks are real and common now, and you should understand your greatest areas of weakness to minimize the risk. You may not even realize you’ve suffered an online assault right away. An attack can come in the form of a site upload, a spammy email, a link on … Continue Reading…

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The Cyber Security Risks on Social Media – Learn from Case Studies

Social media is a great way to share information. Social media is based on the fact that we trust messages on social media platforms more than we do elsewhere, especially if they are messages that are forwarded to us by a friend. It’s something that makes for a great way to form genuine relationships online, but it also opens us up to cyber attacks. How the risks open up? The way that people do this is by a method called spear phishing. At its core, it’s very similar to the old email malware viruses that people are now very wary about. … Continue Reading…

The 5 Biggest Hacks of 2016 (Including Yahoo, LinkedIn, iPhone & Tumblr)

Within the last year, it has become the norm for hackers to break into websites, steal precious data and then bargain that data for ransom. Of course, there is a certain community of genuine hackers who will often help law enforcement agencies decode some of the clandestine communications by terrorists or other criminal groups. This “WikiLeaks” style of hacking is often received with varying perspectives, depending on which side you identify with. The rest of the hacking activities worldwide could be viewed as a rogue activity; the consequences of such hacking could be far-reaching. Last year was a time of … Continue Reading…

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Tips to Increase Your Mobile Security Without Slowing It Down

Mobile security is a topic that never goes out of the news. Every now and then we hear news about mobile security and its vulnerabilities. People use mobile devices and have become so much dependent on them that it is hard for them to imagine their lives without not having one. They need to keep their mobile devices safe and secure because they’ve stored private data in the form of pictures, videos, text messages, etc. on their mobile devices. Imagine losing your phone or an online hacker sneaking into your phone, getting hands on your private information. The fact that … Continue Reading…

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Tips for Business Leaders to Bear the Brunt of the Most Critical Cyber Crimes in 2017

In today’s online world, our organizations have become entirely dependent upon internet and cloud computing to accomplish their routine tasks. Internet and cloud computing is just not about doing routine tasks; it has become a principal mean of communication between employees, suppliers, and customers.  So much dependency of businesses on internet and cloud computing has been attracting numbers of thugs or criminals to misuse business organization’s confidential information and sensitive data that they store in their computer systems and software. Recent headlines of security breaches are the proof of our weak security practices towards cyber crimes. Almost every day there … Continue Reading…