With school closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some kids are creating malware to keep themselves occupied. Such is the case with a variety of new MBRLocker variants being released, including one with a Coronavirus theme. MBRLockers are programs that replace the ‘master boot record’ of a computer so that it prevents the operating system… Read more »
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Since countries have begun enforcing shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Zoom video conferencing software has become a popular way to keep in touch with friends and family, and even to join online fitness classes.
It seems more and more of the general population is starting to take notice of SSL. They expect websites to use it (and are quick to point out when they’re not). Beyond just triggering the padlock and HTTPS in browsers, there’s quite a bit more going on within the details of an SSL Certificate.
What is HTTPS? Hypertext transfer protocol secure (HTTPS) is the secure version of HTTP, which is the primary protocol used to send data between a web browser and a website. HTTPS is encrypted in order to increase security of data transfer. This is particularly important when users transmit sensitive data, such as by logging into a… Read more »
Security company Balbix has released a 12-page printable activity book for children that introduces them to cybersecurity in a fun way. With schools closed and parents working from home, it can be hard sometimes to find free time while keeping younger kids engaged in a fun activity. To get some free time to do chores or to… Read more »