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Best VPNs For Linux You Should Use In 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes In a previous article, I introduced the basics of Linux operating system and highlighted the 15 advantages that make it a favourite option. I promised to give a follow-up post highlighting the best VPNs for Linux operating systems. Linux is relatively more stable than Windows, but you still need to guard yourself against cyber-attacks. This …

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Common IoT Attacks Everyone Should Know About In 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the number of IoT devices continue to increase at a fast pace, it is important to look at common IoT attacks and ways to prevent them. According to Statista, the number of IoT devices worldwide will triple from 8.74 billion in 2020 to at least 25.4 billion in 2030. Background of IoT devices Classification …

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Trojanized AnyDesk Installer Found In Google Ads – Shocking

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cybercriminals use malvertising to distribute malware and if you use AnyDesk installer, there is bad news for you. A trojanized AnyDesk installer was found in Google Ads and users who installed this fake version risk opening doors to hackers. Before Google took action, the ads were displayed to anyone using the keyword “anydesk” on Google …

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12 Malware Tools That Compromised Pulse Secure VPN Devices

Reading Time: 3 minutes At least 12 malware tools that compromised Pulse Secure VPN devices were discovered by researchers from FireEye. They identified Chinese-aligned bad actors who executed a malware attack on Pulse Secure VPN devices in order to steal sensitive information from enterprise networks. Pulse Secure VPN Vulnerabilities This service is used by organizations around the world to …

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A Look At Indian Call Centers And Why They Still Thrive In 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes I introduced the subject of fake tech support in one previous article after witnessing elderly victims get targeted by Indian scammers on YouTube. This illegal activity supercharged me to keep researching on ways to stay safe online. This is a brief article on why fake Indian call centers thrive even when the establishments are illegal. …

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Beware Of These 10 Bitcoin And Altcoin Scams In 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes If you are a cryptocurrency investor, you definitely need to be know these 10 Bitcoin and Altcoin Scams because the number of scammers in the industry continues to rise. Background of Bitcoin scams While significant returns are made by some cryptocurrency investors, the figure doesn’t come close to what miscreants on the dark side make. …

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What Are The Challenges Of Cloud Computing Services In 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cloud computing is delivery of on-demand computer services that are usually shared with other users on the internet. In this article, we look at the challenges of cloud computing services. Background of cloud computing Cloud computing still has the same physical server hardware that forms any computer network. However, since access to these servers is …

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Fake Tech Support Scams Targeting The Elderly. Don’t Be A Victim

Reading Time: 5 minutes The internet has miscreants whose goal is to gain something out of the data breaches they execute. Amongst these cybercriminals, there is a heartless group called tech support scammers. These scammers masquerade as genuine employees from popular companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Google to name a few. Background of tech support scams Tech support scams target …

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What Are The Uses Of A Hacked Computer? 7 Shocking Ways

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s clear that cybercriminals prowl the internet like hyenas hunting for their next meal. One of the ways that they cause distress to victims is by hacking computer systems. In this article, we look at the uses of a hacked computer so that you know how valuable your device is to these attackers. Background of …

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