Backup Solutions for Home Users

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How many times have you worked on a really important file and thought to email a copy to yourself in case something happens? How often do you make changes on a document but still want to refer back to the

Becoming White Hat Hacker – Education and Tools Needed

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Contrary to some popular beliefs, not every hacker is malicious. Hackers that basically use their skills to help protect attacks are known as white hats. Meanwhile, those who are searching to take down some networks, compromise systems or steal data

Cyber Threats & Hacking Techniques – Injection Attacks

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Injection attacks pertain to the extensive class of attack vectors which gives an attacker a chance to supply an unreliable input into a program. This then gets processed by the interpreter as a part of a query or command that

Cloud Computing – a short guide and facts

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Cloud computing continues to evolve and companies of all sizes and shapes adapting to this latest technology. Many industry experts believe that this new trend will continue to grow and develop further in the coming years. While cloud computing is

How To Do Safe Online Shopping And Banking

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Are you aware that online fraud is rising in the UK, the United States, and in most developed countries? In 2015, more than 133.5 million British pounds was lost in an online fraud. As more people continue to embrace online

Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Attacks and How to Prevent Them

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As far as application vulnerabilities are concerned, you will encounter several categories. Some of these vulnerabilities are very common and cause little to no damage if an attacker discovers and exploits them. On the other hand, there are some that

Hackers exposed – who are they & why not all of them are bad

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Frоm оur рrіvаtе affairs to our еmрlоуmеnt rесоrdѕ, everything аbоut uѕ is оnlіnе, аnd wіth mоtіvеѕ ranging from mоnеу to pure mаlісе, hackers аrе attempting tо gеt that іnfоrmаtіоn. Nоt every hack is сrеаtеd еԛuаl, thоugh, аnd wе learned ѕоmеthіng

Top 6 Safe and Secure Web Browsers

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A rаngе оf security fеаturеѕ ѕuсh аѕ URL fіltеrіng, dоwnlоаd рrоtесtіоn аnd thе ‘dо nоt trасk’ feature hаvе transformed mаіnѕtrеаm dеѕktор brоwѕеrѕ such as Chrome, Internet Exрlоrеr аnd Fіrеfоx. In a sense all brоwѕеrѕ соuld nоw рlаuѕіblу claim to bе

Computer Spring cleaning tips

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It’s almost Easter – which means it’s the magical season of spring when nature bursts back to life in a rainbow of colors. It’s also a great time to get your computer performing at speeds just like it used to

What is phishing and how to protect yourself from it

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It is a dangerous world out there. While you are busy trying to use the internet to help yourself, there is another group of people that are out there trying to get you like a fish on the hook. In