Monthly Archives: <span>January 2017</span>

Tips to Prevent IOT Hacks

The recent DDoS attack on Dyn was powered in part by a bot army of home devices. How not to let your webcam or other IoT system go rogue. The massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on DNS provider Dyn late last week in which Internet of Things (IoT) devices were compromised and used as part Read more »

Tips to Prevent Security Cameras from Hacking

As the number of connected gadgets around your home increases, so do your chances of getting hacked. Those odds are still very small, but it does happen. “Internet of things” devices pose a threat that their non-connected counterparts never did. They increase the number of gateways into your home by introducing vulnerabilities that didn’t exist Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Prevent Phone Hacking

Many may ask how hackers get details of somebody else’s phone and access the content, but it happens because of negligence.   Here are 5 simple ways to prevent your phone from being hacked: 1) Phishing: Your personal information like account number, mobile number, email address, and others could be compromised if you fall victim Read more »