If there were a way to inject internet straight into one’s bloodstream, ones and zeros would course through Bojan’s veins. Bojan eats, lives, and breathes online both professionally as a cybersecurity reporter and privately as an avid gamer. Bojan learned the dangers of malicious online agents the hard way. He fell victim to a ransomware attack that corrupted years’ worth of research data. The jolting experience made him realize that even the most experienced individuals can fall prey to criminals, if they forgo the basic tenets of online safety. He joined the DataProt team to inform the uninformed and help them avoid the mistakes that cost him a whole lot of stress.
How to Uninstall Kaspersky Antivirus – A Detailed Guide
One common trait that all antiviruses share apart from keeping you safe from malware is that they are all challenging to uninstall. The all-pervading level of access to your device they need to function also makes removing them tricky. The same goes for Kaspersky, whose ability to protect you fro
FluBot: The Latest Android Malware Will Steal Your Password
FluBot, the quickly spreading Android malware, aims to steal your bank details, passwords, and other sensitive data. The malware is introduced to users’ phones through a phishing link claiming that it’s meant to track package delivery. It prompts you to install a tracking program, which is, in f
ExpressVPN and FireStick: The Winning Combination
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is one of the best streaming devices you can find. This low-cost gadget can turn any regular TV with an HDMI port into a smart TV. And to avoid internet throttling and geoblocking, we advise you to install a VPN on your Fire TV Stick. A VPN will hide your IP address and g
Boston Startup Using AI Against ID Theft
Identity theft is a serious problem in the United States. In 2020 alone there were more than a million reports of frauds in which culprits used another person’s identity. It seems as if the bad actors are always a step ahead of any countermeasures the security companies launch against them. FiV
New Zero-Day Exploit Found in Desktop Window Manager
Kaspersky Lab has reported its latest discovery of another zero-day exploit affecting Microsoft. The exploit, with the designated code CVE-2021-28310, was found in the Desktop Window Manager. Researchers came along this exploit while analyzing the CVE-2021-1732 exploit, known for being used by ce
90 Airports Now Using Telos Biometric Background Checks
The world’s leading identity management and access provider, Telos ID, announced that 90 airports in the United States are now using its services for employee background checks. The company’s latest contract is with Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina. This airport will
Cyber Attackers Actively Exploit Known SAP Vulnerabilities
A joint SAP and Onapsis report says that hackers are exploiting known SAP vulnerabilities to take control over exposed SAP apps and steal sensitive information. It warns that cyber attackers could use the unpatched SAP apps on the Internet to commit ransomware attacks and financial fraud. It also re
NordVPN Torrenting Guide
So many streaming platforms are making their own shows nowadays that, even if you subscribe to several of them, odds are you’re still not going to have access to at least some of the content you want to watch. Because of this, torrenting is still one of the most popular methods for obtaining shows
Google Faces $5-Billion Lawsuit for Tracking Users in Incognito Mode
In yet another Google controversy, the tech giant has allegedly been tracking users and collecting their data even when they used Google Chrome’s private browsing version - Incognito Mode.  Google failed to dismiss the June 2020 class-action lawsuit claiming the company collects data from user