This blog sometimes runs the risk of become something of a Cassandra given the nature of the topics we cover. But we’d be failing in our duty if we didn’t bring things to your attention we think you should be aware of. As the old saying goes, ‘Forewarned is forearmed.’
And that said there’s rarely a dull moment in the online world with headline leading hacks happening on an almost weekly basis. And the issues that have surfaced recently are very relevant to everyone who makes use of mobile computing.
Late last year we ran a blog on vulnerabilities in D-Link routers. In recent weeks hacks on routers have reportedly picked up with attacks on Linksys and Asus routers. There are even reports of hackers in Poland launching large-scale router attacks to get log-in details and passwords for online bank accounts.
The Consumer Electronics Show this year was massive.
It’s been reported as one of the best in the last few years, with big and small companies sharing exciting innovations to make our lives easier and more fun.
BullGuard has teamed up with Get Safe Online a UK-based organisation dedicated to helping people protect themselves online.
The partnership will help promote awareness about online safety issues and the need for consumers and businesses to think carefully about online protection.
Valentine’s Day has hackers rubbing their hands in metaphorical glee.
They know the chance of fooling people into clicking on suspicious links or downloading something they shouldn’t, increases by several orders of magnitude as vast numbers head online to make purchases.