ABC of Cybersecurity

Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - A is for Aggressive Adware

Adware: Android is no stranger to adware, especially since most applications are free. While not malicious per se, adware can be quite a nuisance with its redirects and pop-ups. Learn how you can avoid such nagging:

http://bit.ly/Mobile_Adware
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - A is for Aggressive Adware

Adware: Enables free software developers to make money out of advertising other products, sometimes in an aggressive way and with spyware-like behavior. Learn how to avoid it:

http://bit.ly/_Adware_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - D is for Dos Attack

Denial of Service (DoS): An attack that a hacker can use to flood a website with fake traffic in an attempt to bring it down. Here is what you should know:

http://bit.ly/_DoS_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - E is for Exploit

Vulnerability exploit: it’s like a Swiss knife for finding security vulnerabilities in your PC. Find out how to put an end to exploit attacks:

http://bit.ly/Exploit_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - K is for Keylogger

Keylogger: Watches you type and steals your passwords. Too bad it doesn’t autocorrect though. Here are simple tips to stay safe:

http://bit.ly/Keylogger_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - M is for Man in the Middle

MITM: It’s like having an evil doppelganger that cuts you off and starts talking on your behalf. How to identify him:

http://bit.ly/MiTM_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - P is for Phishing

Phishing: With the right bait, any user will click on infected links, but don’t worry, here you will find only useful info:

http://bit.ly/_Phishing__
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - R is for Ransomware

Ransomware: Holds your personal files hostage and demands ransom. Find out more and stay safe:

http://bit.ly/_Ransomware_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - R is for Ransomware

Ransomware: It has been a plague for PCs during the past couple of years and cybercriminals are now targeting mobile devices because of increased adoption of the Android OS. Here's how you can protect yourself:

http://bit.ly/Mobile_Ransomware
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - R is for Rooting Trojan

Rooting Trojan: Rooting Trojans are designed to take full remote control over a device, enabling the attacker to access any type of stored information, as if actually holding the device. Find out how to stay in control:

http://bit.ly/Rooting_Trojan
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - R is for Rootkit

Rootkit: A sophisticated malware that compromises the operating system itself and can allow criminals admin privileges to your computer. Here’s how you can protect yourself:

http://bit.ly/_Rootkit_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - S is for SMS Sender

SMS Sender: SMS-sending Trojans have been around ever since smart mobile devices became widely adopted. They’ve been responsible for a huge number of racked up phone bills. Learn how to prevent this:

http://bit.ly/SMS_Sender
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - S is for Spyware

Spyware: Malicious software that hackers can use to collect info about everything on your PC and your Internet activity. Take measures to avoid privacy breaches:

http://bit.ly/_Spyware_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - S is for Spyware

Spyware: With users actively using their mobile devices in all aspects of their personal lives and business activities, mobile spyware is becoming an increasing threat. How to keep your private info safe:

http://bit.ly/Mobile_Spyware
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - T is for Trojans

Trojans: Malicious programs a hacker will use to gain access to a computer, launch DoS attacks, or send spam e-mails from the infected PC. How to stay safe:

http://bit.ly/_Trojan_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - V is for Virus

Virus: Something only kids of the 80s will remember. Viruses replicate by infecting clean files. Zoom in on the subject:

http://bit.ly/Virus_
Bitdefender ABC of Cybersecurity - W is for Worms

Worms: Malware that exploit vulnerabilities in the operating system to steal personal data, create backdoors for hackers, or delete files. Learn how to keep them away:

http://bit.ly/_Worm_