How many user names and passwords do you struggle to remember? A recent study determined that the average professional has a startling 191, according to a report from LastPass. The same study found that more than 80% of security breaches can be traced back to password use. Most people choose weak (however easy-to-remember) passwords and then reuse them for multiple accounts. Any cybersecurity expert will tell you that’s a recipe for Continue reading
Applying Digital Forensics to Everyday Life
Keeping personal information private is becoming increasingly more important as the age of technology persists. People are connected to their devices more now than ever before and as people become more dependent on technology, digital hackers are also becoming increasingly apparent. Digital hackers are getting tactful and creative with their hacking abilities and strategies. Hackers’ goals are to erase, alter, and/or exploit personal information found on Continue reading
The main reason people buy a laptop for portability. But that portability doesn’t mean much if your security isn’t up-to-par. Setting up the basics doesn’t take much time and effort, and here are a few tips on how you can do it all in a few hours upon Continue reading
Since its launch in October 2010, Instagram has gone on to achieve remarkable success in the social media space. The acquisition of the platform by Facebook in 2012 saw Instagram user rates increase exponentially, to over one billion daily active users by 2021.
“The Gram’s” rise to social superstardom came from Continue reading
Are you a Facebook user? The world’s most popular social media platform is a place to share experiences, catch up with family and friends – and stay in touch with news events around the world.
The Age of Social Media
Since its creation in 2004 as a means of connecting college kids studying at ivy league schools, Facebook has grown into a tech behemoth, with over 2-billion active monthly users – that’s over a quarter of the world’s population!
It took some time for Facebook to catch on with the Continue reading
Ah, the case of the missing Wi-Fi password. It’s been a situation that many people have dealt with since the creation of WEPs and WPAs. We all likely have different reasons behind wanting to hack a Wi-Fi password. Whether you’ve just forgotten it, or you want to share someone else’s network without them knowing, learning how to hack a Continue reading
Adjusting our settings is typically the first thing we do after unboxing a new computer. With the media spreading more stories on cyber-theft and fraud, most of us concerned with our privacy will head over to the security center and enter a strong password to prevent unauthorized access to our PC, laptop, or mobile device.
While choosing a random access password to protect your data seems like a reasonable idea, there are those times when you might forget or misplace your Continue reading