If you’ve ever clicked ‘like’ on and shared one of those promotions giving away “free tickets” in exchange for retweets, you may have come dangerously close to being grounded with no boarding pass and a lighter wallet.
This latest malware is the silent threat you won't see coming.
"Adylkuzz," leverages the same hole in old Windows software used to spread #WannaCry. But this attack operates in the background of computers, installing a "miner" to generate the cryptocurrency.
Online ad deals may be hard to resist, but be careful! "Hackers buy ad space in popular, legit websites and load them with ads infected by viruses, spyware, malware and all kinds of cyber filth you wish you’d never heard of!"
Download the newest Windows patch to protect your PC against the WannaCrypt ransomware for Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003. Microsoft advises users to "use vigilance when opening documents from untrusted or unknown sources."
Your smart home devices could make your home and your children vulnerable to spying eyes. "Often set with a default or no password, the devices provide an easy route for cyber criminals to get their hands on personal details from any apps or web pages that fail to use secure encryption."
Mac users, don’t drink the Kool-Aid! You are JUST vulnerable to malware as the PC users (you sometimes – admit it! – disdain). The latest Apple-fan-targeted scam can get full control of your browsing history.