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How to Ensure You Don’t Fall Victim to a Holiday Scam this Festive Season

If Benjamin Franklin were alive today, I have no doubt that he’d revise his famous quote: ‘Nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes’ to include online holiday scams! For there is no question that online scammers and cybercriminals love the festive season! The bulk of us are time-poor, stressed, and sporting […]

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So, Your Child Wants A Smartwatch for Christmas? Here’s What You Need to Know

My youngest son is a Smartwatch fanatic. At the age of 14, he’s already ‘progressed’ through much-loved Pebble and Sony devices. Is it a James Bond thing? Sorry 007, I don’t think so. Rather, Mr 14 is a tech-savvy consumer who always ‘needs’ to have the latest and greatest. Bet you have one of those […]

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The Dark Web: What Every Parent Should Know

Mention the Dark Web in conversation and groans will inevitably ensue. Most of us realise it is a dangerous part of the net that should be given a very wide berth but probably haven’t had the time to investigate exactly why. So, here’s my 5-minute guide to ensure you are fully informed about the Dark […]

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Mr. Robot was our favorite show of 2015

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Back in May, I pulled my new copy of Entertainment Weekly out of the mailbox and flipped through it quickly, as I usually do before sitting down to read the whole thing. An article about an unusual premier of a new TV show called Mr. Robot caught my eye. The cyberthriller’s pilot episode was set […]

Cybersecurity tips for business travelers

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Cybersecurity is not limited to your office or home. Nowadays, many of us use the same devices for work and personal business, so when traveling we need to be extra diligent to protect our devices and the data we have on them. If you use common sense and a bit of Avast technology, all your […]

Weekend wrap-up: Cybersecurity news from Avast

Here’s your wrap up of security and privacy related news from the first half of July. We are very excited to announce the debut of a new series of videos called Avast Hack Chat. Every week we invite a security expert to talk us through the hacks on Mr. Robot, USA Network’s summertime hit TV […]

Can hackers get under the hood of your car?

Driving under the influence of alcohol or texting while driving is still a bigger risk to your safety on the road, but the hacking experiments conducted on technology-heavy cars might be an indicator of break-downs to come. Two security engineers proved that a car is not just a transportation device to get from point A […]

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比較的スキルの低い攻撃でも、セキュリティが万全ではない IaaS クラウド環境にある 11,000 以上のファイルからデータを盗み出すことができました。

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Amateur attackers can steal data from thousands of files in an IaaS cloud

We demonstrate how a relatively unskilled attacker could gain access to data from more than 11,000 files in unsecured IaaS cloud environments.Read More

Hackers podrían robar información y miles de archivos en una nube IaaS

Una investigación de Symantec reveló la forma en que ciberatacantes, con poca o mucha experiencia, podrían obtener acceso a información de más de 11,000 archivos en un entorno de nube IaaS sin la debida protección

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