Security lexicon by SaferPass: DoS and DDoS attacks

In today’s security lexicon, we will be taking a closer look on DoS and DDoS attacks, two of the most terrifying weapons in the hacker arsenal, which have been used many times by groups and individuals across the world to cause considerable uproar. How they work, how they were used

Biggest security threats in 2016!

The well-known web security blog Zonealarm has issued a list of the top biggest security threats that are waiting for us in the current year. All of them have been relevant for several years now and everyone should take great care in protecting their devices against them. These are the 4 biggest security threats that lie in store for us in the year 2016: Bank

Password manager – 7 pros, zero cons

Nowadays a password management software is necessary for digital security The general consensus about its necessity and safety notwithstanding, a huge amount of people still prefer the good old method of writing down passwords on small pieces of paper. Why is that so? The majority of modern and practical changes to our lives are accepted easily, even gladly,

MOBILE SECURITY – underestimated threat?

After the massive boom during 2007 – 2010, the majority of young people now own a smartphone. The amount of these devices in the whole world will probably exceed 2 billion in the year 2016. Yet despite these numbers, the awareness of security threats aimed at the mobile world is

Secure Me – the feature that will change your life

We have already presented the SaferPass’ Secure Me feature in our introductory blogs, but this time, we wanted to give it more attention, as it is a very useful solution for a common problem. We recommend a closer look for everyone, who uses several devices regularly to log in to

How to Prevent Hackers from Accessing Your Online Accounts

If we learned something useful from the recent hacks or leaks from various web portals, e.g. the dating site Ashley Madison, it’s the simple, but alarming fact, that the human factor continues to fail. While big players like Google, Apple and Hotmail maintain a relatively high level of security (and

Online identity theft

The topic of identity loss or theft has become commonplace. The data of unaware individuals is simply to easy a prey for criminals. Often, the media reports about identity theft of thousands of people, that’s why in today’s digital world, it is extremely important to guard one’s identity. The first

Our passwords – Lifesavers or Threats?

The worst passwords used on the internet(according to more than 3 million leaked passwords during 2014) show, that we are still lazy when it comes to “digital security”. Or at least in regards to locking the gates with a strong password. See for yourselves – these are the most used