Watering Hole Attacks: The Tainted Oasis

Author(s):

Josh Henry, ,

Antelopes at a Watering Hole in the desert drinking

Watering Hole Attacks: The Tainted Oasis Watering hole attacks are still wreaking havoc on targeted groups and institutions around the globe. These attacks target major corporations and financial institutions. However, now they are penetrating these corporations’ servers by trapping a single user. The Name In the wild, there are many predators that lurk in the … Read more

The Consequences of Digital Piracy

Author(s):

Patrick Putman, ,

Digital Piracy, people pirating music and photos of a giant computer

Digital content can be quite expensive. Especially when you get into the high-end software packages. Sometimes this content costs several thousand dollars. But not everyone can afford these prices. If you have spent any amount of time on the internet, you have heard of digital piracy. Digital piracy is a form of copyright infringement. However, piracy … Read more

Cybersecurity Services

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

hand holding cloud connected to apps, raining information, cybersecurity services

There are a lot of common issues that plague your digital devices. Traversing the internet is no simple task in 2018. For example, one in thirteen web requests lead to malware. It is incredible likely that your computer will get a virus at some point in your lifetime. That likelihood grows yearly. This is seen … Read more

8 Different Types of Malware

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Julia Sowells, ,

Malware fishing hook grabbing password out of envelope.

To combat malware, it’s important that you get your malware classifications right. These are the different types of malware and explaining how to recognize them: 1. Virus We tend to refer to all malware as viruses, but it’s not so. A virus modifies other legitimate host files in such a way that when you execute … Read more

How to Keep your PC From Getting a Virus

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

A magnifying glass lays over a PC screen as blue spiked viruses float out of the PC screen.

Stop Replacing your PC Once Every Three Years. It is no secret that PC has a bad reputation. In addition to being viewed as the model that is more likely to receive a virus, PCs are seemingly built to break. According to most companies, when your computer slows down, or behaves unusually, it is simply time … Read more

Child Internet Safety

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Woman assisting young girl who is typing on a computer in a library child internet safety

As a 23 year old, I belong to the very last age group of people who remember a world before internet connection became ubiquitous. My internet connection was dial up. Once I was old enough to start browsing the web, my parents sprung into action. They installed intense internet safety child blocks all over the … Read more

Malicious Software- What About It?

Author(s):

Lauren Engelbrecht, Editor, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Frustrated Man massages his head in frustration as his laptop is taken over by Malware. Floating files surround him with skull and bones symbols.

Malware, or malicious software, is purposely designed to cause damage and infect your computer, and give access of your computers contents to cyber criminals. Whereas the development of malware previously was limited to amateurs…