Common security mistakes are one of the main ways in which our security is compromised. There are many reasons why these mistakes happen, but the important thing is for people to become more informed about these errors. The articles here explain the details behind why some of these mistakes can result in serious consequences, and what we should do to prevent them from happening.
Assuming Antivirus Software Can Stop Viruses
Learn why assuming that your antivirus software can protect your computer is no longer a safe assumption.
Learn why it is so important not to delay updating software updates when informed that they are available.
Learn why enabled images in email can lead to the possibility of attackers learning important details about yourself and your computer.
Expecting Police or Banks to Protect Against Fraudsters
Learn why it is wrong to expect police or the banks to help if we are the victims of cyber-fraud, and the kind of habits that we should develop instead.
Learn why it is so important not to ignore browser security warnings, and why they should be taken seriously.
Learn why leaving cameras uncovered can be a problem, and some of the things we can do to protect ourselves.
Learn why it is a risk to reuse passwords across various accounts on the internet, and what alternatives to take instead.
Using a Router’s Default Network Name
Learn why leaving a router’s network name as the default entry is an important way in which attackers can breach your network.