Effective Ways to Avoid Ransomware Attacks

Effective Ways to Avoid Ransomware Attacks

While there are numerous ways to avoid ransomware attacks, you can also do several things to reduce the chances of being a victim. These include disabling file sharing, blocking pop-up ads, and using antivirus software. In addition, you should create an incident response plan. Disabling File Sharing A ransomware attack is a growing threat to enterprises. This malware encrypts data and files to get the owner to pay up. These attacks have a high economic cost and affect business processes and critical national infrastructure. Therefore, organizations must prevent ransomware and make their networks more secure. The first thing to do is to…
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Cars or Computers? The Latest Technology on the Road

Cars or Computers? The Latest Technology on the Road

One of the best examples of the latest technological advances is all the new tech coming out of the automotive industry. When compared to the first models on the road, modern-day cars resemble computers more than automobiles. Nowadays, a car's technology is as important, if not more, than its engineering. Every year, more aspects of driving become automated in hopes of reducing the dangers of driving and the possibility of an accident. These electronic improvements are also about the car's security, connectivity, and its ability to communicate with the world. While most of the technological improvements are seen as "safety…
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Some of the Best Fitness and Health Apps to Keep You on Track.

Some of the Best Fitness and Health Apps to Keep You on Track.

These days, there's no excuse for being unhealthy. Every part of life has been streamlined to being easy and efficient, and all the knowledge in the world is at our fingertips. Many of us run our lives from our phones with the help of apps that do pretty much everything, so we've got the time, and we most definitely have the knowledge. The hard part is choosing which app to use since there are so many available now. However, there are basically two types of apps out there: ones that mainly track your fitness and physical activity and ones that…
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How Prolonged Use of Earphones Affect Our Health

How Prolonged Use of Earphones Affect Our Health

Most of us praise the positive changes technology has made in our lives without question. Most of us also assume that these advances are safe and have zero to little negative side effects. There’s a collective agreement and overall excited acceptance of these technologies in our everyday activities. However, the assumption that things like cellphones or Bluetooth earphones are entirely safe may not be correct.  This topic has caught fire once again as many people find themselves working from home and using headphones and earphones more frequently and for longer time periods. The main topics of concern are the potential…
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Cybersecurity for Connected Cars and Tips to Prevent Being Hacked

Cybersecurity for Connected Cars and Tips to Prevent Being Hacked

Having a high-tech vehicle that can do almost anything may seem like a dream come true, but what about the safety and security of owning a smart car that has access to all your personal information? Since cars are basically computers on wheels, they share the same potential threat of being hacked as our laptops or phones do. However, this time, everything is connected, so hacking one possibly means hacking all. What once seemed like something we only see in movies has become a reality for many "connected" car owners. There were over 150 reported cases of cyber carjacking in…
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