Recent initiatives from Google and Apple represent something of a win for consumers, but to what extent and why?

If you look at recent headlines, it seems like the biggest players in the technology industry are finally embracing a more privacy-centric way of doing business.

The pronouncements are coming fast…


A new strain of malware is infecting Apple computers, and it can’t be removed.

“Silver Sparrow” has been found on both Intel processor-based Macs as well as the newer models with the company’s proprietary M1 chips. …


March is right around the corner, and for many that means a little digital spring cleaning. This year we’re going to focus on those relics from your digital life that you don’t use and give your passwords a once-over.

Unlike physical Spring cleaning, digital Spring cleaning can help protect your…


You may have heard about the mother of all data breaches over the past couple of days. More than 3.2 billion email-password pairs were posted online. That’s bigger than the Yahoo compromise last year, which exposed a billion users.

The trove is being dubbed COMB, short for Compilation of Many…


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It’s nearly Valentine’s Day and that means catfishing. If you’re new to this particular scam, it involves a subtle twisting of the heart-strings via digital media (dating sites, social media, chat rooms) by a make-believe Mrs. or Mr. …


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Early 2021 has seen an inspiring evolution in the way people communicate online. Unfortunately hackers are eager to find ways to exploit these advances particularly in forums where politics are discussed, particularly the conservative side.

Case in point the various platforms where citizens discussed QAnon conspiracy theories and MAGA agenda…


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The threat landscape of cybersecurity changes daily, with hackers and cybersecurity professionals in a perpetual cat-and-mouse chase; hackers discover new ways to infiltrate and exploit their targets, and the cybersecurity industry looks for vulnerabilities, tries to anticipate new threats and responds when cyber security issues arise.

The cybersecurity industry faced…


If 2020 taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected–and do the best we can in a rapidly changing world. That’s always the case when it comes to cybersecurity. Here are 12 New Year Resolutions for a safer and more secure digital you in 2021:

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  • Think before you click that email link: 2020 was a record-breaking year for ransomware, malware, and phishing, and many, if not most of these attacks were launched with the click on a link in an email. …

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The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year for scammers. And like everything else in 2020, these next few weeks promise to be a disaster. With this in mind, all eyes should be on Black Friday.

According to Adobe Analytics’ recent holiday forecast, online sales are projected…


Apps that can’t be updated are a hacker’s dream.

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TikTok and WeChat are still available in mobile app stores, despite a threatened ban by executive order, and for that President Trump should be thankful. The fallout on the cybersecurity front would have been considerable.

While the Google and Apple app stores would have no longer offered the apps, users…

Adam Levin

Founder, CyberScout. Co-founder, Credit.com.

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