What is a hacker?
Cybersecurity

What Is a Hacker?

What is a hacker? The question probably makes you envision a figure in a hoodie, hunched over a keyboard. Movies and TV have popularized the stereotype. Simply put, a hacker uses malware, exploits and bugs to gain unauthorized access to a system.

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Cybersecurity

Virus Attack: A Malware Story

An overdue school assignment, an MS-DOS computer and a virus… What could go wrong? Learn what happened to me and how you can protect your data against malware and viruses.

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Cybersecurity

How to protect your computer against ransomware

Deciding to get some work done, you turn on your computer. You navigate to your work folders… But all your important files are gone. You’ve just been hit with ransomware. How can we stop this type of malware before it strikes?

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Cybersecurity

Stop Email Attacks With This Simple Advice

Emails can be received immediately anywhere in the world. Email communication is reliable, cheap and almost instant. And the popularity of email makes a perfect medium for cyberattacks, scams and spam. So how do you know if a message is legitimate?

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Cybersecurity

The Bizarre Beginnings of Ransomware

You may have heard about a type of virus, or malware, that once on your computer will seek out and encrypt all your important files, your pictures and documents. This special type of malware is known as “ransomware”…

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