February 18, 2020

Should You Pay Hackers When Hit With Ransomware?

Ransomware is a form of cyberthreat which is getting more prevalent in this day and age. Hackers use ransomware, a malicious malware, to infect and encrypt your device’s files and hold it for ransom. Anyone could be a victim of ransomware, be it an individual or organisation. Taking steps to prevent ransomware is […]
February 16, 2020

Juice Jacking – Your Phone Could Get Infected When You Charge It with a USB Port

So you’re waiting at the airport for a plane, and you notice your phone is low on power. You spot a charging station nearby and plug in to the handy USB port for a quick top-up on your juice. Within seconds, a hacker has stolen your contacts and photos and downloaded spyware on […]
February 4, 2020

Explain AES Encryption To Me In 2 Minutes

Security of communication is one of the key requirements of the digital age. Banking, online shopping, Wifi, mobile applications, an effective alarm system, and even state security require a proper way to secure the data. One of the most effective and oldest ways is encryption. It is a process of transforming explicit unprotected […]
January 28, 2020

The Ultimate Glossary Guide For All the Cybersecurity Definitions You Need to Know

ANTIVIRUS Software that is designed to detect, stop and remove viruses and other kinds of malicious software.     BOTNET A network of infected devices, connected to the Internet, used to commit coordinated cyber-attacks without their owners’ knowledge.     BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE (BYOD) An organisation’s strategy or policy that allows employees […]
January 24, 2020

AI Voice Imitation – a New Kind of Cybercrime

For years, technology companies have promised that soon consumers would be spending time talking to their computers instead of using other input devices like keyboards and mice. That day has now arrived thanks to technology like Apple Siri and Amazon Alexa, which are able to parse natural spoken language and turn them into […]
January 24, 2020

Happy Lunar New Year – Year of the Rat

Wishing a prosperous & wonderful new Year of the Rat. Gong Xi Fa Cai. Happy Lunar New Year!
January 16, 2020

3 Ways Your Phone Might Be Tracked by the Government

There’s a little device on you right now that could be giving away more information on you than you know. One that sits quietly in your pocket sending signals even when you aren’t actively using it. One that follows you literally everywhere, even into the washroom. That’s right, it’s your phone. What could […]
January 9, 2020

5 Cybersecurity Jobs in 2020 You’d Want to Get Into

Cybersecurity may be one of the fastest-growing career field today. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the job outlook for the cybersecurity field will grow 32% between 2018 and 2028 (average growth for all jobs is about 7%). Cybercrimes will annually damage $6 trillion of worldwide property by 2021. With a […]