Posts Tagged “security”

Behind Every Successful Business Is A Reliable Web Host

Posted on April 3rd, 2018 by Neil Cumins

To an industry newcomer, or a graduate unschooled in computing lingo, web hosting might sound like a strange and mysterious procedure. Yet as anyone with a computing background knows, this process merely involves making a website’s constituent elements publicly available on a server. Sounds simple. But to succeed, this process involves a number of key…

How To Improve Apple Security

Posted on January 16th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

Many people believe Apple devices are immune from viruses and malware, but sadly this is an urban myth. Some Apple owners argue their devices can’t be hacked unless they’ve been jailbroken, removing software restrictions to install non-approved apps. Again, despite Apple’s undeniably impressive security record, this is not the case. Although most viruses in the…

Cybersecurity And The Generation Game

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 by Neil Cumins

There’s a common assumption that younger generations are more in tune with modern technology than their elders. From 1980s’ teenagers instinctively knowing how to program the VCR to Millennials effortlessly surfing cyberspace, the tech-savvy youngster has become a media cliché. And yet, according to a recent report by T-Systems, Europe’s largest telecoms company, the kids…

All You Need To Know About Botnets

Posted on December 22nd, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Even if you haven’t heard of botnets, you’ll almost certainly be familiar with the havoc they can cause. Cybercriminals use them to perpetuate mass-scale data theft, bombarding people with spam or forcing entire networks offline in high-profile Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Worryingly, today’s burgeoning volume of internet-enabled domestic devices is making bot networks…

What is VPN, And In This New Internet Era, Do We Need It More Than Ever?

Posted on November 24th, 2017 by Guest Blogger

In this era of media disruption, nothing has infiltrated the status quo with more alarming effect than the rise of streaming. Streaming is a landing point after the millennium jumpstarted with the advent of illegal file sharing. Services like Napster and Limewire allowed for thousands upon thousands of downloads per minute, as long as your…

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Revenge Hacking: Ethical Or Too Far?

Posted on October 13th, 2017 by Guest Blogger

The recent high profile hacks that have shaken the finance, consumer, and tech worlds are truly shocking. The fact that companies who hold the data of significant portion of the population can be hacked should be a wake-up call for anyone who thinks high risk security breaches can’t happen to them. Striking Back While the…

Should You Accept Bitcoin Payments?

Posted on August 1st, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Bitcoin is the world’s first global digital currency, specifically designed for online transactions. We outline the arguments for and against accepting this unique payment method: PROS     There are no fees. Unlike credit cards, there are no transaction fees incurred, which can make online purchases seem more affordable and tempting to consumers.     It’s global. Customers on…

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