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Malware: What is it and how can you protect yourself?

Welcome to the Watchdog Cybersecurity blog! We understand that cyber security is a complex and ever-changing field, and it can be challenging to keep up with all the latest developments. That’s why we’re here to help! Today, we’re taking a closer look at one of the most common threats to online security: malware. So, let’s …

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Cryptojacking Malware: What is it? How can you avoid it?

Cryptojacking is a hot new way to commit a crime and to make money using your hardware. The website you open in your browser can maximize your CPU in cryptocurrency, and encrypting malware is becoming more common. What is Cryptojacking? Cryptojacking is an attack in which an attacker runs software to crash cryptocurrency on your …

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What are the concerns Amazon Go brings?

You’ve all probably heard about Amazon’s improvement; they created different types of shops, bookstores, grocery stores, shops that are selling prepared and cooked food – and they’ve owned Whole Foods Markets for four past years. However, the launch of new stores induced public concern over cyber security and data privacy. So we’ll take a closer …

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Riskware: What it is, and how can you prevent it?

Every functional program can have vulnerabilities that hackers can easily track and attack. Riskware represents any software with a chance of attack.  What Is Riskware? Riskware is a name for a category of applications and programs that can bring risks for a user. Those programs usually violate the terms of service or platform, block updating …

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5 Malware types to worry about in 2021

Cybercrime is increasing as technology is getting more advance. The cybercriminals always look for victims, and as soon as they spot a vulnerable user in their territory, they attack. The cyberattack could be of any sort depending upon the attacker. Some cybercriminals use ransomware, and some opt for phishing emails in their cyberattacks. The purpose …

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Signs that your PC is infected with malware

350,000 malware versions are identified every day. The devices under the company’s use might be well protected, but it is tough to ensure that each employee’s device is also well protected. In the current circumstances, it is even harder to make sure that no employee’s device connects with the company’s system. Also, if that device …

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