“Antivirus” programs are designed to prevent viruses, malware and corrupt files from harming our computer system and data. That is the common perception attached with the concept of installing antivirus programs in our computers and laptops. Nowadays the term antivirus isn’t used as often as before, we call it “Security software” or “Internet Security”. [Read more…]
Cryptocurrency – it came, it saw, it conquered; and now it is facing a foreign invasion. Its defences were breached by hackers who managed to get away with 153,000 ethers, which are $32 million in current exchange rate. Parity Technologies faced this security hack in their multi-signature wallet software while normal wallets are safe as yet. Before this, CoinDash had to cancel their ICO after facing a $10 million hack. (Wilmoth, 2017) [Read more…]
CMS or Content Management System is basically a set of related programs or software that is used nowadays to create and manage our digital content, such as websites.(Techtarget) CMS basically power these websites and enable them to make the necessary amendments in them with ease and without having to provide prior knowledge. (MTM, 2016) In this article we’ll focus on why CMS Maintenance is so important. [Read more…]
Cloud technology is the need of the hour and most sought after tool to secure ones’ data after the security breaches being reported by reputed online companies such as Yahoo. In 2013, Yahoo reported hack in its system and over 500 million users’ accounts were affected, this is huge number to say the least. (Eugenio, 2017) This glitch in Yahoo’s decision making as not to make security of data its top priority has cost the company and its users significant loses. This should come as a fair warning to all the users and companies whose data is floating on the Internet. [Read more…]
AlertCrypto is a webapp that will give you a notification when your wallet has a certain value.
Ideal when trading crypto currency. I’m proud to announce that our latest development has just been released into public beta. [Read more…]
Animals have inbuilt warning system designed by nature to alert them before any natural disaster hits them. They escape the disaster area before the event happens. But human beings have no such faculty. Instead, they have been given brains to make the necessary arrangements in case they face disasters of any kind. [Read more…]
Do you know about DKIM (Domain Keys Identified Mail)? It is a digital signature of the sender that is linked with the email so the receiving server can identify it and associate it with the sender. This removes any doubt about the authenticity of the message, otherwise, the message is considered as a spam. This helps securing email delivery system and keeps the cybercrime at bay. BRILLIANT! [Read more…]
Did you see your name, image or information on Google, Bing, or another search engine? Is information about you harming your image or reputation? We will explain how to make them disappear or request that they be dereferenced by the search engines. In short: how to delete information about yourself from the internet. [Read more…]
What is SSL?
As website owners and IT professionals, I am sure you are well aware of SSL. But just in case, God forbidding you don’t, here’s a brief intro. SSL i.e., Secure Sockets Layer is a security mechanism that is devised to secure the transmission of data between the website and the end user. More specifically, the aim of Secure Sockets Layer is to secure the personal information of users such as your credit card numbers, social security numbers and your login details which are prone to attacks from hackers. [Read more…]
Internet of Things, referred to as IoT nowadays is a technical implementation of devices that are connected to the internet. The internet has taken over almost every aspect of our lives. With the low rates (€€) of connectivity and devices with built in Wi-Fi, it’s no wonder connecting devices with each other or to Internet is taking over the world. Anything with an on and off button can now have remote access through Internet. These devices range from kitchen and laundry appliances to wearable devices such as your watch. People seem to forget sensors that can be placed anywhere in the world, to protect dikes, sewer systems and road systems. In this article we’ll talk about applicances, but we’ll mainly look into the security concerns. [Read more…]