Posts Tagged ‘security system’

FirewallWith the rapid growth in Internet usage, equating to approximately 2.5 billion users, network threats are on the rise. Traditional firewalls and unified threat management (UTM) products can no longer withstand various malicious threats on applications and files.

So how does the technology industry intend on protecting our computers in the future?

How firewalls work

The basic definition of what a firewall does is that it forms a barrier to keep destructive forces away from your computer.

Its job is similar to a physical firewall that keeps a fire from spreading from one area to the next. It acts like a filter between your computer and the internet. You can program what you want to access and what you don’t want to get in, everything else is not allowed.

Firewalls can prevent access to certain websites and outside computers from accessing those inside a network. (more…)

HackersIf you can do a number of things, the need for a huge number of IT professionals is not required to prevent hackers from taking over your online banking system.

Essentially, small businesses find online banking very convenient and easy while at the same time very vulnerable to cyber criminal targets. Lots of small businesses out there lack the huge budgets and IT resources many big companies have in plenty. Legal protection is also low due to differences in protection laws as many small businesses have lots of difficulty in loss recovery.

Your Business At Risk

Cyber criminals today have so many smart softwares to use to break into the huge number of web accounts awaiting them with many businesses tricked into providing lots of sensitive data through cunning emails and phishing attacks. You will find websites and emails that engage in phishing seemingly very legitimate and sensitive information is entered such as credit card information, passwords and usernames. Once the information has been secured, the account is targeted so that funds can be transferred or log in details sold to various cyber criminals out there. (more…)

HackersAll online users are vulnerable to hackers especially those who are using a webcam.

A webcam is a digital camera that is installed in a computer and is connected to the internet where you can view another online user from a different location. They are usually installed on desktop computers and laptops while others are already a built-in feature. Internet hackers are targeting webcams that can provide a gateway in accessing private computers and spying on online users. You can prevent yourself from becoming vulnerable with these steps in order to secure your webcam against online hackers.

Install security software on your computer

Hackers usually attack webcams that have security software vulnerabilities in order to get through the webcam system. Webcam security breach is possible whenever the hacker is able to find the vulnerable points of the security software and use it as an entry point in order to penetrate through the webcam activities. (more…)