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 McAfee
McAfee is one of those companies that have deals with several computer vendors, which explains why plenty of devices come with its antivirus preinstalled on them. That’s all fine and dandy if McAfee is your preferred antivirus, but if that isn’t the case, you might be tempted to get rid of it, w
New Zero-Day Malware Wreaks Havoc on MacOS
Cybersecurity researchers at Jamf have identified a serious vulnerability on macOS, which allowed malware to bypass all security measures and access sections that require permission. The exploit is used by XCSSET malware. Its latest nasty trick involves exploiting that zero-day to record screensh
Bitdefender Named Strong Performer in Latest Security Report
The latest cybersecurity report from Forrester Research, a leading advisory company, dubbed Bitdefender a ”strong performer” and one of the highest-rated security providers on the market. "Bitdefender is an attractive option for small to large enterprises looking for an easy-to-manage soluti
Proton’s User Base Surpasses 50 Million
The Switzerland-based tech startup Proton Technologies AG has announced that it now has more than 50 million users worldwide. Most notable for its privacy-centric attitude, the company has been steadily growing its user base over the past seven years. Initially, Proton was a webmail provider, wit
Bitdefender Has a New Senior Vice President of Marketing
Bitdefender, a developer of cybersecurity software, has added a new member to its executive leadership team. According to Bitdefender’s announcement, Matthew Selheimer is bringing more than 25 years of experience to the company and is taking on the role of Bitdefender’s senior vice president of
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