Security

The First Computer Virus

by WP Administrator • May 29, 2014

A computer virus is typically defined as a malware program that replicates itself by inserting copies or modified copies of itself into other computer programs, data files, or boot sectors of hard drives. When this replication is successful the affected area is said to be infected. The term computer virus is also used in a more broad […]


Security Tip

by WP Administrator • May 29, 2014

you can check the strength of your passwords using tools like this http://www.passwordmeter.com/


What is spyware

by WP Administrator • May 22, 2014

Spyware is a type of malicious software that is spread around on the internet. The term spyware is used to describe software that carries out certain behaviours or operations without obtaining user consent. Such behaviours include but are not limited to: advertising, personal information gathering, and even changing computer settings and configurations. Spyware can be […]


Security Fact

by WP Administrator • May 22, 2014

According to CBS news, the world’s most common password is 123456


What is data exfiltration?

by WP Administrator • May 2, 2014

Data exfiltration is formally defined as the unauthorised transfer of sensitive information from a target’s system or network by an attacker to another location. Data is always moving around in network this makes it very hard to detect an exfiltration attack which makes it all the more serious and devastating. Such a transfer of data […]


Security Tip

by WP Administrator • May 2, 2014

use 2 factor authentication to be safe when accessing your e-mails or social media accounts on untrusted or public computers


Password Hardening

by WP Administrator • April 24, 2014

As computer processing power increases the security of traditional passwords decreases due to vulnerability to what is known as dictionary attacks or brute force attacks. These are attacks where an attacker computer puts together a set of passwords and tries them out until your account is compromised. To face this threat the concept of password […]


Security Tip

by WP Administrator • April 24, 2014

Avoid entering sensitive data like your credit card numbers or any other financial or sensitive information into any public computer.


Security Tip

by WP Administrator • April 16, 2014

Always log out of websites by clicking “log out” on the site. It’s not enough to simply close the browser window or go to another website.


Password Manager Apps

by WP Administrator • January 28, 2014

Today you can’t live in the business world without spending some time online. Your online presence is secured by the passwords that secure your many accounts. The volume of the tragedy that can occur once any of your passwords is compromised needs no description. It is also a well established fact that you simply cannot have […]