12 Instagram Scams to Know and Avoid in 2023

Instagram is a common place for wide variety of scams

Nowadays, it’s hard to find someone who has not heard of Instagram. Whether you use it to see what’s new with your friends or to kill time watching cat videos, the app has just about everything. However, besides entertaining videos on Instagram, some things can negatively impact your financial health. Cybercriminals couldn’t get past this… Continue reading 12 Instagram Scams to Know and Avoid in 2023

Remote Access Trojan (RAT): Meaning, Examples & Everything Worth Reminding

Backdoors are a major threat to anyone. Remote access trojans are yet another tool to provide the backdoor access

Remote access Trojans are software that allows unauthorized access to a victim’s computer or covert surveillance. Remote access Trojans are often disguised as legitimate programs and give the attacker unhindered access. Their capabilities include tracking user behavior, copying files, and using bandwidth for criminal activity. What is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT)? A RAT (Remote… Continue reading Remote Access Trojan (RAT): Meaning, Examples & Everything Worth Reminding

Top famous Ransomware hack groups in 2022

The problem of Ransomware hack groups will remain actual in 2023

Let’s have a look at the bad boys of this year. During 2022, the factions have been forming and forming again, but one thing is sure – they continue to exist. Despite all efforts, the problem of extortion programs continues to grow: a recent report by IS-Zscaler recorded an 80% increase in attacks by extortion… Continue reading Top famous Ransomware hack groups in 2022

Texting Spam: How to Stop Spam Text Messages

You can become a victim of spam texting messages at the slightest mistake.

What does spam mean in texting? Receiving random text messages from unknown numbers is unsettling. But, unfortunately, spam is more than just irritating. It can also be a locomotive for malware. Read on to learn how to block random text messages from unknown numbers, stop spam, and protect against other scams. What are spam text… Continue reading Texting Spam: How to Stop Spam Text Messages

Difference Between IPSec and SSL

IPSec and SSL are both used in VPN data encryption

In the last couple of years, remote work has become integral to the world business landscape. However, to make remote work more efficient, employees need access to the company network wherever they are. A virtual private network (VPN) solves this by allowing remote employees to connect directly to the network, performing tasks as if they… Continue reading Difference Between IPSec and SSL

Huge Ransomware List by Gridinsoft Research – Part #2

Even more ransomware attacks you should know about

We talked a lot about notorious ransomware examples in Part #1 of this series. Still, it was not enough to reveal all noteworthy ransomware attacks. In Part #2, we will have a look at notorious attacks and ransomware families – several groups that use a single ransomware sample or its subspecies. More Interesting Ransomware Attacks… Continue reading Huge Ransomware List by Gridinsoft Research – Part #2

How to Block Scam Likely Calls on iPhone and Android

Since early 90s, scam calls remain a great danger

You’ve probably noticed that the caller ID on your phone gives you a “Scam Likely” message. What does “Scam Likely” mean, why do you see it, and how do you block these calls? Let’s break it down so you can better understand this feature. What Is “Scam Likely”? “Scam likely” is a tag that appears… Continue reading How to Block Scam Likely Calls on iPhone and Android

Huge Ransomware List by Gridinsoft Research – Part #1

History knows a lot of really noteworthy ransomware attacks

Ransomware is rightfully considered one of the most dangerous types of malware. It attacks individuals and companies, creating a mess in their files and paralysing their work. And even being such a devastating malware, it manages to have its own favourites. Let’s have a look at the most notorious ransomware attacks that ever happened. What… Continue reading Huge Ransomware List by Gridinsoft Research – Part #1

Top Amazon Scams to Avoid: Be Safe at Amazon

Through Amazon Scams, fraudsters can steal your credit card number, money, and other personal information.

Because of its reliability, Amazon is a popular choice for both buyers and sellers. But fraudsters frequently turn to the eCommerce market to scam others. In addition, false threats expose new vulnerabilities daily. Consequently, taking measures to safeguard your business is crucial. This is because many scams target businesses every day. This is why we… Continue reading Top Amazon Scams to Avoid: Be Safe at Amazon

I Got Scammed on Ebay by Seller”: Avoid Ebay Scams

Fraud by sellers is any attempt to misrepresent the products they sell.

While online marketplaces like eBay, Facebook Marketplace, and Craigslist are great resources for finding successful deals or hard-to-find items, they also attract scammers and fraudsters. Unfortunately, the most insidious criminals find ways to bypass eBay’s buyer protection features. Thus, they usually force potential victims to send them either money that cannot be returned or confidential… Continue reading I Got Scammed on Ebay by Seller”: Avoid Ebay Scams