Information Security

Total 118 Posts

Cameroon moves towards addressing cyber risk

A 3-day Cyber Risk Assessment workshop was organised to train IT experts in strategic state institutions in Cameroon to establish an inventory of critical cyber risks.

Millions of Instagram user passwords were stored in plaintext

Millions of Instagram user passwords were stored in plain text, Facebook admits.

How fraudsters made money by intercepting e-mails

Consumers suffer huge financial losses as fraudsters intercept e-mails.

The pain of the password

Password breaches are all too common nowadays and the biggest challenge is to keep a different complex password for every website or app.

Defending against cyberattacks

Despite the uncertainties – and dangers – of retaliating against suspected cyberattackers, a surprising number of companies and countries are exploring doing just that.

How secure is your VPN

Virtual private network companies make lots of promising claims about their services. Most people don't have the skills to double-check their providers. So this group of researchers did the testing.

How to protect yourself from data breaches

Think defensively about your online accounts and data security – and don't assume you'll avoid harm.