Two-factor authentication

Dropbox Security: How to Activate Two-Step Verification

 April 1, 2015

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

Dropbox is a file hosting service with more than 300 million users all over the world. Simply put, it is one of the most well-known and widely used cloud storage services around. Available on all desktop and mobile platforms, Dropbox is also the cloud storage service of choice for thousands...

The Basics of Twitter Security and Why it is Important

 September 1, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

When it comes to security and privacy threats over social networks, no platform gets as much negativity as Facebook. While some of the concerns that people have about Facebook privacy are justified, some of them are not. In fact, many of the so called lax privacy concerns are just as...

Gmail Security Checklist – 5 Great Gmail Security Tips and Tricks

 July 11, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Without doubt, Gmail is the most popular and widely used email service all across the world today and maybe even of all time. Almost anyone who has Internet access has a functional email account, and more likely than not, an active Gmail account. Some of the features and services that...

Google and Facebook dominate this week’s security news

 May 16, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Another interesting week in the IT security industry as the behemoths of the industry garner the spotlight in the news stories again. Ever improving security measures are vital for the industry and it is this constant battle against bugs and security threats that this week’s news stories are all about,...

Latest Security News and Updates from this Week

 August 9, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Number of Government Websites Hacked so Far – 78 According to Milind Deora, Minister of State for Communications & IT, 78 government websites have been compromised by hackers till June 2013. 16,000 odd cases related to spam, malware infection, and data breach have also come to light. Victims mainly included...

Week’s Latest Security News and Updates from Around the World

 May 24, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Here’s this week’s edition on some important and interesting news and updates on online security. Yahoo Japan Hacked – Officials Warned Users to Change Passwords After discovering a hacking attempt into its ID serves, Yahoo Japan has warned its users to change their passwords. According to the company, 22 million...

Latest security news and updates

 December 7, 2012

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Malware exploits Windows AutoRun Strains of malware that spread via the AutoRun feature that automatically launches programs when a USB drive or a disk is inserted into a machine is on the rise today. These kinds of malware exploit a certain bug in the AutoRun software so it is recommended...

Scammers steal credit card details in ways you never thought of

 October 27, 2012

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Cyber criminals and malicious scammers are constantly at work to devise new ways to steal confidential user data. Unfortunately, such attacks are not just restricted to the Internet. A recently discovered spate of attacks enables scammers to steal credit/debit card details and these methods are increasingly carried out in the...

How to activate two-factor authentication for Gmail

 August 21, 2012

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Mat Honan, a tech journalist for Wired, recently witnessed an epic hacking of his Apple account, Amazon account, Macbook, iPhone, iPad, Twitter and Gmail. He admitted that all this was possible because he did not have two-factor (2-step) authentication for his Gmail account. In this post we will show you...