A good encryption software keeps your data secure. It enables you to easily protect a folder, hide hard drives, or sync encrypted data to a cloud, for example. Find out more information about recommended encryption tools and what they do, and get an overview of their advantages and disadvantages in our dedicated article.
Malware comes in many different forms, but the goal is always the same: making a profit. That of course is the case for illegal mining of cryptocurrencies, a practice known as cryptojacking. In cryptojacking, infected devices are misused to secretly mine cryptocurrencies – often as part of botnets. We explain how you can recognise cryptojacking and how you can protect your devices.
Scammers use scareware to trick users out of their money or to get them to install more malware. Fortunately, there are effective ways to protect yourself against scareware, as well as signs that can help you identify threats before you fall victim. Our article has everything you need to know about scareware so let’s get started.
Supposedly fun mass attacks on people who were easy targets used to be organised on image boards like 4chan. These are the beginnings of Anonymous, but they don’t have much in common with the collective’s actions today. Political commitment is the group’s main aim nowadays. Anonymous are known for wearing the Guy Fawkes mask. But beware, it’s not always Anonymous behind every mass attack.
Cyberattacks threaten individuals, companies, and public authorities alike. Criminals are always coming up with new techniques to cause as much damage as possible. The motives behind their actions vary from greed to political goals. So how can you protect yourself against cyberattacks? Our article tells you everything you need to know.
Whenever you go online, you constantly have to use passwords, whether for online banking, online shopping, or logging into a company network. Unfortunately, these passwords aren’t always as secure as they should be. Using a one-time password (OTP) is one way to better protect yourself. In this article, you’ll find out what a one-time password is and why you might want to use one.
A forgotten password quickly becomes a problem if it is not written down anywhere. Google does offer ways to recover forgotten passwords. However, it is better not to let it happen in the first place. The solution: Use the integrated password manager to manage passwords in Chrome or use an alternative password manager app.
RSA encryptions are asymmetric encryptions and are put to use in many areas of digital data transfers because they can be easily used but not easily decrypted with an algorithm. Here, we explore how RSA keys work, what they are used for, and in which fields RSA cryptosystems can also be useful. Read on to find out more.
Ports are the doors through which operating systems and software communicate with the Internet. Data can be transmitted in both directions via open ports and assigned to specific target addresses and local applications. At the same time, open ports can create a vulnerability and a point of entry for malware and hackers. As such, regularly checking for open ports is recommended. Learn how to check...
By complying with the ISO 27001 standard, companies can prove they carefully handle information and plan for exceptional circumstances. Public certificates and standards according to the ISO certification create trust among consumers and attest to the company’s secure and tested treatment of data. The certification is performed by an independent institute.