Just when you thought it was safe to use the internet (or any electronic device) comes this article in Wired Magazine about “fileless malware.” So-called fileless malware avoids detection by hiding its payload in secluded spots, like a computer’s random-access memory or kernel, meaning it doesn’t depend on hard drive...
In case you need another reason to either not connect to public Wi-Fi or install a VPN client when you do, this video ought to convince you to change your ways.
Don’t even think of connecting to a public Wi-Fi hotspot without a VPN running on your devices, even smart phones. If you need convincing, watch the following video.
Bloomberg Technology cybercrimes reporter Jordan Robertson discusses what we know about the latest security breach at Yahoo, and how it may affect the company’s sale to Verizon.