Category: Security Tips with Captain Security

Patching

Do you only patch your Microsoft Windows operating system or do you also patch your applications. Microsoft has done a very good job with Windows...

Public WIFI

If you are traveling on business and using public WIFI, be very careful. Public WIFI can be very insecure, hackers and crackers can setup what...

Smart Phone Phishing Attacks

Most people these days are utilizing some sort of smart phone device. These devices offer many useful tools and functions, but you still need to...

Smart Phone Risks

Did you know that your Smart Phone is the target for phishing and malware attacks? Over 70% of adult users connect to the web with...

No Telnet, Yes SSH

Most network equipment has telnet enabled by default. These days most devices can also support a protocol called SSH. I would suggest that you disable...

Passwords

If you have read the news lately, passwords are becoming a target of attack. Organized crime has figured out how to profit using the internet...

Block Advertising

Are you getting spyware even if you have web filtering and anti-virus? If so, then you need to block advertising. Some hackers had inserted malicious code...