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Interview With Ilan Missulawin – ClickCease
Interview With Ilan Missulawin – ClickCease
Aviva Zacks of Safety Detective had the opportunity to sit down with ClickCease’s co-founder and CMO, Ilan Missulawin, and asked him what cyberthreats should concern us today. Safety Detective: How did you get into cybersecu...
Aviva Zacks by Aviva Zacks January 20, 2020
KeePass vs. KeePassX — What’s the Difference? (UPDATED 2020)
KeePass vs. KeePassX — What’s the Difference? (UPDATED 2020)
Apart from the big “X” in the name, what are the major differences between these two popular password managers? KeePass is an open-source, free password manager with a loyal following in the tech co...
Robert Bateman by Robert Bateman January 9, 2020
Which is the most Secure Web Browser to Use in 2020?
Which is the most Secure Web Browser to Use in 2020?

We’ve written extensively on the various attacks that your computer can experience simply by browsing the internet. If you type in the wrong address on your browser, you can get hit by a man-in-the-middle attack. Download the wrong file, and suddenly your browser, homepage, and ads all look different.

Andrew Sanders by Andrew Sanders December 28, 2019
Prevent Keyloggers from Spying on What You Write - Here's How in 2020
Prevent Keyloggers from Spying on What You Write - Here's How in 2020

Imagine that someone in your computer could see everything you write. Hackers have access to a specific kind of malware known as a keylogger. These pieces of software record and transmit everything you do with your keyboard and mouse. That means every word you type – even words you type and then subsequently delete. It means every email you send, every chat message, every Skype message, every Slack message, every tweet, every Facebook update, and every URL your type into your browser.

Andrew Sanders by Andrew Sanders December 28, 2019
What Is a Zero-Day Exploit? And How to Defend Yourself in 2020
What Is a Zero-Day Exploit? And How to Defend Yourself in 2020

You kept your antivirus software up-to-date. You had a firewall in place. Your employees went through all necessary cybersecurity awareness training.

And yet, your company still experienced a security incident. Now, you’re left wondering—what is a zero-day exploit (and how did it get past my cyber defenses)?

Joe Michalowski by Joe Michalowski December 28, 2019
What is Adware? And How to Remove It in 2020
What is Adware? And How to Remove It in 2020

In an age of ads, pop-ups, pop-overs, and video overlays, we’ve almost gotten used to being bombarded with advertising. However, this doesn’t make it any less intrusive and annoying.

Evan Porter by Evan Porter December 28, 2019
What is an SQL Injection Attack? And How to Prevent It in 2020
What is an SQL Injection Attack? And How to Prevent It in 2020

SQL is a programming language that allows programmers to “talk” to large databases using nearly-plain English.

It can access and manipulate data held in a number of tables on a server. When it comes to websites, those tables might include sensitive items like usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, and more.

Evan Porter by Evan Porter December 28, 2019
What Is a Botnet? And How to Protect Yourself in 2020
What Is a Botnet? And How to Protect Yourself in 2020

Think of the damage that one talented hacker can do. Now imagine what they can do with an army of computers at their disposal, amplifying their resources on an order of thousands or millions.

These “armies” actually exist, and they’re called botnets.

Evan Porter by Evan Porter December 28, 2019
5 Best Antivirus Deals & Discounts for 2020 Holiday Season
5 Best Antivirus Deals & Discounts for 2020 Holiday Season
Hurry up! Get one of these antivirus holiday deals right now while you still can! Norton — Up to 60% off Kaspersky — Up to 65% off TotalAV — Up to $80 off Cylance — Up to 60% off (US, UK, and Canada) ESET &...
Sophie Anderson by Sophie Anderson December 28, 2019
8 Best Antivirus Programs with a VPN [That Are Both Awesome] for 2020
8 Best Antivirus Programs with a VPN [That Are Both Awesome] for 2020

If you’re considering an antivirus bundled with a VPN, you can’t risk using a VPN that isn’t actually secure. After all, why leave yourself potentially vulnerable to phishing, malware, and viruses? 

Antiviruses and VPNs go hand in hand: Antiviruses protect your device, while VPNs protect your connection, meaning no malicious threats get anywhere near your device in the first place. 

We’ve taken the time to carefully test and review a handful of proven effective antivirus programs that offer highly rated, secure VPN services in order to help you save time and money before purchasing a bundled service.

Evan Porter by Evan Porter December 28, 2019