With Android the most popular smartphone operating system out there, malware authors are hitting it hard as well. There are some serious issues with Android and malware. Mostly because the android operating system is open source and the google play store is also very open.
Ransom Ware is becoming more and more popular. I recently heard someone say they paid 3 times to have their machines fixed because they got infected. What they did not realize is they were paying the very people that infected them in the first place.
This week we are going to explain Ransom Ware, some of the new and very scary techniques these malware authors are using to get money out of you.
In our very first episode we talked about drive by downloads and how they can infect your machine in just milliseconds after arriving at the site. We had questions about the drive by downloading so we are going to describe what is drive by downloading and how it puts you at risk.
Most people do not realize how important passwords are until they have their credit or reputation destroyed. In this episode we are going to go over some password basics to help keep you safer.
Today we discuss how not to get tricked by the scammers and malware artists. This type of activity is growing every day. Learn how to protect yourself.
Today we discuss the importance of keeping your software up to date and how easily it can be done.
In our first episode we welcome everyone to the new Security 101 netcast and talk about phishing and how to avoid getting caught.