Security

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How Can You Improve Company Cybersecurity on a Tight Budget?

Cybersecurity is often considered expensive, and this is why small businesses on tight budgets tend to avoid it altogether. But not making cybersecurity a priority can have a drastic impact on your business. Why? It can cost you customers. Potentially all of them. About 60% of small companies run out of business within six months…

By Aaron Cure 26th March 2020

The Savvy Researcher’s Guide to Mobile Data Collection

These days, an increasing number of researchers and businesses are employing mobile devices for data collection due to the faster and more efficient this tech offers over traditional methods. This guide goes through everything you need to know about mobile data collection and provides some top tips on how to choose the best solution for…

By Colm Stafford 17th January 2020

Is Your Smartphone Safe? See Why AVS Software Is a Must

If you’ve been using the Internet for as little as a year, you’re well aware of the threat of viruses, malware, spyware, and all sorts of other nasty little programs designed to steal your data, delete your files, or simply wreak havoc on your computer. Despite the constant threat of hacking and cybercrime, thousands of…

By Andrej Kovacevic 24th June 2019

Have You Been Hacked? How to Find out if Your Accounts Have Been Breached

“You should be worried about your cyber-security”: You’ve heard it a thousand times before. From your bank account to your smart fridge, we’ve all been told that cyber-security is important. We all know the usual advice: Use a complex password, use a VPN on public Wi-Fi, use two-factor authentication, etc. Don’t get me wrong, cyber-security…

By Ethan Le Sage 17th May 2019

Secure and Anonymous: Software for Privacy and Safety in 2019

2018 has come and gone with yet another batch of disconcerting reports of security breaches, data leaks and virus mutations that should leave the average PC user concerned for their devices and their safety. Staying ahead of personal data before it reaches unintended recipients means taking the time to study and understand various software options…

By Andrej Kovacevic 4th January 2019

VPN Tutorial: A Complete Virtual Private Network (VPN) Guide

In this tutorial, we’ll go over what virtual private network (VPN) is, why it’s essential to use one, and how to correctly set it up.

By Russell Fry 26th October 2018

Recent Snoopware Hits Over 11 Million Firefox, Android and iOS Users

In the ever more difficult fight to keep our private lives private, millions of internet users have to contend with a sudden loss of privacy through the covert installation of snoopware on their devices. If you’ve used an app or browser extension offered by Big Star Labs in the past year or so you could…

By Andrej Kovacevic 21st August 2018

Undiscovered IoT Vulnerability Leaves Almost 500 Million Devices at Risk

Following up on many of our recent security concerns, a digitally ancient vulnerability in the firmware and hardware of a variety of Internet of Things-accessible devices have left hundreds of millions of potential access points into home and business networks. The kicker? Somehow, this particular vulnerability has yet to lead to a major attack despite…

By Andrej Kovacevic 5th August 2018

Amidst Security Concerns, Verizon Suffers Major Data Breach

In yet another leak of customer information that should surprise approximately no one, Verizon has proven negligent in its consumer safety with a major loss of consumer data.

By Andrej Kovacevic 1st August 2018

How to Protect Your Digital Privacy

It’s time to turn our attention to prevention rather than trying to cure that which cannot be remedied.

By Andrej Kovacevic 24th May 2018

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