Consumer Threat Notices

From Smart Shoes to Safe Routers: Innovation Shines Bright at CES 2017

CES 2017 (the Consumer Electronics Show) has come and gone once again, bringing with it the newest wearables, state-of-the-art tech platforms, robots, and all things IoT. And as connected devices displayed their illustrious potential throughout the event, they also come as an indication of parallel efforts to come from cybercriminals. Meaning, as technology evolves, so …

Consumer Threat Notices

Securing Today’s Connected Home

When thinking of cyber threats, malware, phishing, and data breaches typically come to mind. But as 2016 has shown us, threats don’t stop there. Cybercriminals are getting more and more creative and finding new, sophisticated methods of attack to access our data. One of the more successful methods as of late: attacking connected IoT devices …

Consumer Threat Notices

A Billion Users Affected by Latest Yahoo Breach

Yahoo Inc. just revealed its second major breach in a year. Its first disclosure, taking place in September, claimed that cybercriminals stole data on more than 500 million users. Its second disclosure, taking place on Wednesday, announced that cybercriminals stole data on more than a billion of the service’s users. The criminals, essentially, stole the …

Consumer Threat Notices

Millions Possibly Affected by Newly Discovered Stegno Malvertising Campaign

When it comes to deception, cybercriminals have many options at their disposal. There’s phishing, where crooks posing as an authority figure attempt to trick victims into giving up sensitive information. There’s man-in-the-middle, where cybercriminals intercept traffic on a public or easily-accessed Wi-Fi network. But there’s one method of deception that’s exceptionally ingenious, and is a …