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Cybersecurity recommendations for browsing safely on the internet in 2024
In an era where the internet plays a pivotal role in our daily lives, ensuring cybersecurity is more critical than ever. As we navigate through the digital landscape in 2024, the risks and threats continue to evolve. To safeguard your online presence and protect sensitive information, here are essential cybersecurity recommendations for browsing safely on the internet.1. Keep software and systems
20 Jan, 2024 read more »
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How to protect your website from security threats in 2024?
The digital world has become more interconnected and dynamic than ever. However, the innovations in websites have also led to increased cyber vulnerabilities. About 30,000 sites get hacked daily. (Source) Well, the statistics are quite scary, but you can still protect yourself by considering the right website security practices. This comprehensive guide will certainly help you to learn
22 Dec, 2023 read more »
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How to protect your website against Artificial Intelligence hacks?
The rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized various industries, but it has also introduced new risks. The fact is truer, particularly in the realm of cybersecurity. Hackers are increasingly leveraging AI to exploit vulnerabilities and launch sophisticated attacks on websites. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the potential threats posed by AI ha
11 Nov, 2023 read more »
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How to protect against PHP Malware and Viruses
In the ever-evolving landscape of web security, PHP malware and viruses pose a significant threat to websites, potentially compromising sensitive data, disrupting services, and tarnishing the reputation of online platforms. Protectumus, a leading Website Security & Performance provider, leverages AI and Machine Learning to counteract these threats effectively. In this article, we'll explor
14 Oct, 2023 read more »
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The Importance of Anti Hack Protection
IntroductionIn an increasingly digitized world, where businesses and individuals alike rely on technology for communication, commerce, and countless other activities, the importance of safeguarding digital assets and information cannot be overstated. The proliferation of interconnected systems and the rapid evolution of cyber threats have underscored the need for robust anti-hack protection. The C
22 Aug, 2023 read more »
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The Top 10 OWASP Vulnerabilities in 2023
In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, staying up-to-date with the latest vulnerabilities is crucial for protecting sensitive information and safeguarding digital assets. As 2023 unfolds, a new wave of threats has emerged, and it's essential for businesses and developers to remain vigilant against these potential dangers. Here are the top 10 OWASP vulnerabilities that have been
22 Jul, 2023 read more »
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Recognizing the increasing importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Protectumus, as a cloud cyber security startup, recognizes the increasing importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors in today's business landscape. ESG has emerged as a crucial framework for assessing a company's sustainability and ethical practices. We understand that integrating ESG considerations into our operations is not only responsible but also critical for long-term
29 Jun, 2023 read more »
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What is Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing?
Penetration testing and ethical hacking are both important aspects of the cybersecurity domain. Even though the role of penetration tester and ethical hacker share some similarities, these are two entirely different fields. Both ethical hacking and penetration testing helps to identify IT systems’ vulnerabilities and help in preventing different cyberattacks. People usually confuse b
01 Jun, 2023 read more »
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How to secure a contact form against spammers and robots?
Adding a security question at the end of the form will keep spammers and robots away from your contact form. The questions at the end of your form can be simple as a sum of 2+5, or you can ask the spelling of an easy word. Spammers and robots won't be able to answer them, so they won't be able to complete the contact form and click on submit. Common methods used by spammers and robots f
25 Apr, 2023 read more »
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Top 9 ways how AI makes the internet safer
Artificial intelligence applications and popularity have increased in the past few years. Today we have artificial intelligence involved in almost every aspect of life. Everything from healthcare to education and even cybersecurity significantly benefit from artificial intelligence. Top ways how AI makes the internet safer Here are the top 9 ways how AI makes the internet much safer.
26 Feb, 2023 read more »
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How spam protection can help businesses?
Spam is unsolicited or unwanted electronic communication, typically sent in large quantities. Here are three types of spam:Email spam: Email spam refers to unsolicited or unwanted emails that are sent to a large number of recipients. These emails can be promotional in nature, or they can contain malicious content such as phishing scams or malware.Domain spam: Domain spam refers to the practice of
07 Jan, 2023 read more »
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Cyber Security Predictions for 2023
When moving to 2023, cyber security and threat detection will remain at the top of businesses. Data breaches have been a major concern for all small and large businesses. According to a report by IBM, the average data breach cost reached $4.35 billion in 2022. Data breaches have increased by 2.6% than the previous year. Due to this, the emphasis on cyber-physical systems, data priv
27 Dec, 2022 read more »
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What is Web Application and API Protection (WAAP)?
Traditionally we used Web Application Firewalls to protect the web apps. However, WAAP is the newer protection method that web apps are currently using that comes as an evolution of cloud web app firewall services. What is WAAP? Web apps are programs available online, and any user can access them via the internet from any part of the world. Web apps have several features, some of whi
06 Dec, 2022 read more »
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What is ATO (Account Takeover) Fraud, and how to protect against it?
ATO Fraud is an attack where cybercriminals steal login credentials to online accounts or buy a list of stolen credentials. After gaining credentials, cybercriminals can deploy bots to access different websites to log in on different websites, including retail, ecommerce, travel, social media, finance, etc. Eventually, the attackers successfully create a list of verified and working cr
20 Nov, 2022 read more »
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The Importance of Penetration Testing: Everything You Need to Know
The trend of cyberattacks has grown a lot in the past few years, and with the increasing need for online systems, it may increase even more in coming years. So, every company must secure its systems against such attacks, and penetration testing is an effective option. Penetration testing (Pen-testing) tests your system by emulating cyber-attacks on the system, network and applications.
30 Sep, 2022 read more »
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Reasons you should use OTP as a Two Factor Authentication method
In a world where social media has made its way up the ladder, millions of data is shared daily. Although social media has its perks, its biggest disadvantage is that most of your data is visible online. With that data being present on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, etc., hackers can easily gain access, misuse it, and even steal your identity.  You can avoid this by integrating a
22 Aug, 2022 read more »
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Top 10 OWASP Vulnerabilities in 2022
The modern-day web apps depend on a shorter delivery time with fewer cost expectations. Thus, API usage has been highly boosted in the past few years. While there are obvious cost, time, and effort-related benefits for the developers, there are some security concerns. OWASP API Security (Open Web Application Security Project) is an online non-profit and collaborative community that prov
26 Jul, 2022 read more »
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