Tag: Cyber Security

Malicious software or malware is an umbrella term that defines a milieu of harmful programs that can infect your computer. It includes viruses, spyware, fake security software and adware. They can affect your device’s performance and security. Malware programs can relay personal information from your PC to the advertisers, attackers and other third parties without […]

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Social engineering describes the use of the knowledge of human psychology to manipulate human behavior. Experts use this term in the context of online interactions where social engineers use confidence tricks to access and gather personal information from the users. We usually cannot classify these actions as traditional cons since the schemes and steps of […]

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Uber has been through the ringer in the recent times after their past data breach became public. Back in October 2016, two cyber-attackers stole diver’s names, license numbers and sensitive customer information from one of Uber’s cloud storage systems. Instead of making the data breach public, the CEO decided to pay the hackers a whopping […]

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