Valentine’s Day is typically a day when couples rejoice their everlasting love for each other while single people mock and pretend that it is just another normal day.

Scam artists and cybercriminals are looking to turn romance into profit and are out to trick the love fools and the love skeptics alike, with a range of devilish scams, rip-offs and tricks to get their hands of your personal information. Now that Valentine's Day is fast approaching, they are possibly taking over your computer in the process.


Our friend, Patrick Lambert from InfoSec Institute wrote this very informative article on how to stay safe on Facebook, in response to our previous post, "Social Media: A Staple or A Recipe for Disaster?"....

With around a billion users, Facebook is definitively the most popular social network in the world. It offers all kinds of features, from your own personal wall, to games, messaging, email and more.


Super Bowl is just around the corner! Everyone’s excited to see the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Falcons go head to head with each other and win the prestigious Vince Lombardi trophy. It is important not to let your anticipation lead you into a Super Bowl scam victim. Scammers are also are as excited as you are, only to capitalize on the buzz the wrong way. Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be on the lookout for counterfeit memorabilia and phony game tickets.


Lavasoft News has compiled a list of "security shorts" - summaries of other online security stories making news around the world this past month...


A high-level cyber-espionage campaign has successfully attacked many leading infrastructural websites of the country which included: embassies, oil and gas institutes and nuclear station. Kaspersky Lab's researchers have spent several months analyzing this malware.


Losing weight and quitting smoking are resolutions most of us don't keep through January. You can definitely do better in 2013.

There are ways to improve your online security, PC hardware performance and even financial bottom line that require little vigilance and just a few mouse clicks. We have compiled some tips to help you achieve your cyber security new year resolution.


While cybercriminals are often opportunistic as well, it is believed that in 2013 the ready availability of testing platforms—some with money back guarantees from their sponsors—make it all the more likely malware will continue to slip through single-tier traditional security systems. As a result we believe we will see more attacks where attackers hold long-term, high impact access to businesses.


Lavasoft News has compiled a list of "security shorts" - summaries of other online security stories making news around the world this past month.


As the holiday shopping season approaches, cybercriminals are readying their scam list and checking it twice. And this year, no platform is off limits.

Cybercriminals save their best schemes for the holidays, they say, dressing online scams to steal personal information and money in festive, seasonal wrapping. There are likely to be more online scam victims during those busy shopping and travelling December days than at any other time during the year.


Lavasoft News has compiled a list of "security shorts" - summaries of other online security stories making news around the world this past month.


Lavasoft News has compiled a list of "security shorts" - summaries of other online security stories making news around the world this past month.


In honor of Halloween season and all things scary, we’ve compiled a roundup of ‘spooky’ online trends and news from around the world this past month…