Online scams have become so common that we are immediately suspicious whenever we see a pop-up on a website, get an email with a link to click, or a file to open. So how is it possible that so many people and organizations continue to fall for whatever cybercriminals throw their way?
Apple products have plenty of fans, many of whom are considered loyal to the brand which has been putting out well-loved products since 1976. And when it comes to iPhone, one of the many reasons for that loyalty is Apple’s “walled-garden” approach to its operating system, iOS.
There is an erroneous assumption made by many of us that cybercrime is something that occurs in the shadows, that it is anonymous, perhaps only discussed in the far reaches of the deep web. However, there is more and more evidence coming to light of cybercriminals brazenly advertising their wares.
Over the last few years, many businesses and individuals have opted to move their data to cloud storage. Options like Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, and SugarSync offer many different benefits compared with storing files locally. These benefits include ease of access, cost-effectiveness, scalability, and security, but is cloud storage really as secure as we like to believe?