Top 10 Common Network Security Threats Explained
The old childhood warning “Stranger danger!” has withstood the test of time even in our modern, developed world. Now that most of our daily procedures and activities are automatized and available for use on the Internet, we need to take the same level of precaution we did as children, crossing to the other side of the street whenever we saw a suspicious stranger. This precaution is needed even more after seeing some critical statistics surface, claiming that nearly one-third of the world’s computers are infected with some type of malware.
How much cryptocurrency can a web cryptominer actually mine?
In 2017, we’ve seen a resurrection, of sorts, of web mining. Why do we say “resurrection”? Because despite a drop in popularity after its release to the world in 2011, it has recently been re-introduced to us in a new form.
Malicious domains registered in the wake of Hurricane Florence
Hurricane Florence is hitting North and South Carolina, and despite reports of over 20 human lives lost as victims of this horrific reality, we are sadly aware of scammers attempting to exploit the fear and kindness of good people who wish to help and donate to the victims and organizations.
How web software gets hacked — a history of its biggest exploits, and what may be coming in the future
When the Internet was created in the 1960s, it was envisioned as a revolutionary computer network reserved for a couple thousand researchers. There were many resources used in creating this fast and reliable network, and the security measures its developers took into consideration were mostly aimed towards preventing military threats and potential high-power intruders.
Risks of modern free SSL certificates and stale DNS records
SSL certificates have been embraced by a lot of websites in the past, but in the last four years, the SSL adoption has grown tremendously.
Pincoin.io: The $660 Million Scam ICO Business
Pincoin was one of the most promising Vietnamese cryptocurrencies business models for investors — up until a few days ago.