The world of cyber security is hard to defend because of its very complex constitution. For the user, the multiplex nature of an IT network is its greatest advantage, but for the cyber security officer, it’s its greatest risk. With so many threat factors to pay attention to and prepare defense mechanisms for, detecting a cyber attack is quite challenging. Here are 5 things that make it hard to do.
Making the headlines more and more often, cyber attacks have become part of our everyday existence. Equifax, Verizon, Shadow Brokers, WannaCry, NotPetya, Locky, Bad Rabbit – they are no longer funny names for scary new cyber threats no one knows quite enough about, but cautionary tales about companies failing to monitor and protect their networks as well as users neglecting basic security hygiene.
But first, how to know your company is in grave danger out there?
As we’ve all witnessed, 2017 has been the year of cyberthreats. Not many people and businesses can boast about not having fallen victim to cyber attackers as well as various forms of malicious software. To better prepare ourselves for such dangers, we have come up with a list of basic differences between a pair of them – ransomware and scareware.
If you are running a website, you have probably faced surges of notifications of spammy user accounts that are being created on your site. Not only are such situations frustrating, but they can also be quite damaging to both your website’s structure and reputation. If you don’t know which of your analytics can be trusted, which of your data is correct and which of your clients are real, then your business is in jeopardy. We will share with you 7 ways to stop user registration spam by adjusting a few things in WordPress Admin Board as well as downloading and installing many of the available plugins to do the work for you.
As the biggest CMS platform in the world, WordPress has become the largest target for those who are determined to do damage. This doesn’t immediately translate into it being unsecure, although there are those who will go for the kill with that argument. What it means is that while there are risks, as with doing anything really, most of the potential security issues are definitely avoidable on users’ side of things or ultimately show to be unpredictable. Here are 5 biggest myths as far as WordPress security is concerned.
If you’re a user of Chrome, Firefox or Opera browsers, you may fall victim to a pernicious phishing scam that’s lurking the web these days.
Brute force and complex attacks from a few IPs have been ravaging the internet for the past four months, according to the monthly published Wordfence Attack Reports.