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Webcam hacking

You might have heard that hackers can access your webcam. In the age of the Internet of Things, that’s a pretty scary notion.

August 08, 2018·4 min read
Virus FAQ

Are you a Norton customer who is facing a problem with malware? Use this page to get answers to frequently asked questions. My computer has a virus. How did this happen? Thousands of new viruses…

August 08, 2018·3 min read
OS X malware

Online threats to Macs have increased lately. The most recent one to make news, called “Crisis”, targets Mac users. Your risk of infection is probably very low, but here are some basic facts: “Crisis” is a Trojan that…

August 08, 2018·2 min read
What are malicious websites?

Most people don't know that you don’t have to intentionally download a malicious attachment to compromise your computer’s security.

August 07, 2018·3 min read

Online Scams

Scamming 2022 style: The email trap

Email scammers used to rely above all on the good faith of their victims – now they’re turning to much more ruthless methods.

April 21, 2022·4 min read
DocuSign phishing emails: 4 signs of an attack, and how to protect yourself

Electronic signature service DocuSign has warned consumers about new phishing campaigns. Here’s help in avoiding scams.

March 09, 2022·4 min read
Social engineering scams on social media

Nobody likes being manipulated—and that’s exactly what happens to people when they fall victim to social engineering scams online. In addition to using more sophisticated malware, ransomware, and viruses, online criminals have become increasingly aware of the use and power psychology plays in weaving believable online fiction.

August 08, 2018·3 min read
How to spot online scareware scams

Today’s cybercriminals are more creative than ever, using continually-evolving techniques to worm their way into the computers (and wallets) of unsuspecting victims around the globe.

August 08, 2018·3 min read

Emerging Threats

Reported 5 million credit cards breached at Saks, Lord & Taylor

Reported breach may affect 5 million debit and credit cards at Saks, Saks OFF 5TH and Lord & Taylor stores in North America.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
Everything you need to know about a data breach

Data breaches at companies can affect millions of consumers, but what does that mean for you? We explain it all.

August 08, 2018·4 min read
Ticketmaster UK Breach: Customers’ Personal Data & Credit Card Information Possibly Stolen

Ticketmaster UK Breach: Customers’ Personal Data & Credit Card Information Possibly Stolen

August 08, 2018·2 min read
Targeted attacks now moving into the IoT and router space

Recently, there have been reports about state sponsored, targeted attacks moving into the router and IoT security space. Read more to see how this affects you.

August 08, 2018·3 min read

How To

6 tips for safer online shopping

To give you piece of mind while online shopping during the Holiday season here are four simple things you can do to protect yourself.

December 25, 2021·4 min read
How to shop online more safely during the Holiday season (and afterwards)

A hacked Twitch account is no fun and should be taken seriously – especially if you are a streamer. Here are the signs to look out for

December 22, 2021·4 min read
NCSIR 2021: Special Release – Gaming & Cybercrime

Everything you need to know on the 2021 Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report: Special Release – Gaming & Cybercrime

November 18, 2021·4 min read
Ransomware on the rise: Norton tips on how to prevent getting infected

Many online users are still being confronted with similar messages to the above thanks to a type of malware called ransomware. The scam works by using malware to disable the victims’ computers until they pay a ransom to restore access.

August 08, 2018·3 min read

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