Two teenagers and a 22-year-old man were charged yesterday for their alleged involvement in the Twitter attack earlier this month. Graham Ivan Clark, 17, of Tampa, Mason Sheppard, 19, of the United Kingdom, and Nima Fazeli, 22, of Orlando, Florida have all been identified and charged. Among the 130 confirmed compromised accounts included some of
1. Avoid USB drives whenever possible. Hackers can easily load them with software that will allow them to spy on you. Instead, use a cloud-based platform like Dropbox. 2. Tape your laptop camera. While covering a camera doesn’t protect the device from being hacked, it does prevent a creep from being able to see what
Tech support scams are nothing new, they have been around for years, in part because they are so easy and inexpensive. They are also shockingly effective, because they instantly create fear and offer resolution at the same time. Despite increased awareness in recent years, the scam is even more prevalent in 2018 then ever before.
Several cybersecurity firms and international government agencies are reporting a surge in attackers using the COVID-19 pandemic as a malicious tool against their victims. Hackers, scammers and even foreign state-sponsored actors are looking to profit off of the pandemic. Exploiting the situation, malicious activity like phishing attempts, ads for counterfeit products, scam charity requests and