Android Malware is Still a BIG Issue

Malware, Malware, and More Malware: If you're staying up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity news, then you'd know that Google's Android OS is receiving a lot of unwanted attention. Just recently, it was discovered that Android devices are the most susceptible to the recent Wi-Fi KRACK attacks. You can read more about that in my earlier ...

The OSI Model Guide

If you have trouble understanding this example, there will be a section at the end that will be less technological. Introduction to the OSI model:The best way to understand how computers communicate with each other is to first understand the OSI model. OSI stands for "Open System Interconnection," and it provides us an easy reference ...

Stealing Your Personal Information on a Wireless Hot Spot is Painfully Easy [Demonstration]

Wi-Fi Hot Spots: Just how easy is it for a hacker to steal your personal information over an open Wi-Fi network? The answer is that it's painfully simple. Nowadays, we have https, which uses SSL/TLS encryption to encrypt our traffic between our device and the Web server hosting our favorite Web sites. But, not all ...

Educate Yourself on Click-Bait

Did you know click-bait can install malware onto your device? Access your webcam? Make you pay for services you aren't aware of? If you want to learn how to better protect yourself, skip to the last section. As a very sneaky Web-based attack, "click-jacking" is a common and revolutionized security threat. It's also referred to ...

All Wi-Fi Networks are Currently Vulnerable to Attack

Security researchers have discovered a new attack that exploits our Wi-Fi networks, both at home and in enterprise environments. Most of our home networks are using one of the IEEE 802.11 wireless network protocols, such as 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, or perhaps, 802.11ac. Our home Wi-Fi networks can likely support several 802.11 protocols; however, it is ...