In this F-Alert, we look at how the world’s AI leader is handling new security threats. Plus you’ll find out how you can improve your privacy, secure your accounts and spot the latest scams.
Olli Bliss, Business Development Manager at F‑Secure, discusses the issue of online identity theft and how best to protect against it.
Being one of the most popular instant-messaging apps, WhatsApp has its fair share of threats that can compromise your account. Here’s how to stop your WhatsApp from getting hacked.
PayPal is hugely popular among sellers and buyers alike, making it a tempting target for scammers. Here’s how to avoid PayPal scams and keep your money safe online.
Unlike generic phishing scams, spear phishing attacks are used to target the victim with personalized messages to steal money and confidential information or spread malware.
Online criminals and scammers use spoofing to deceive you. Learn to identify a spoofing attack to protect your information online.
iPhones are known to be safe to use and less prone to malware than Android devices. You still need a VPN for iPhone for true privacy on the internet.
Online criminals have weaponized artificial intelligence to scam their victims. AI voice scams and fake calls are one malicious form of cyber crime.
In this supersized edition of F‑Alert, we look back at the biggest cyber security news and forward to see how the New Year could transform both the internet and reality itself.
Just like computers, mobile devices are susceptible to malware. Read more about mobile malware and keeping your devices safe.
Using premium antivirus software is vital for protecting Android devices from viruses and other malware. Learn how to improve your mobile security.
Find how criminals use QR codes. See why Google wants you to forget your passwords. And learn why most shopping scams start with Facebook ads. All this and more in this month’s F‑Alert.
F‑Secure experts deliver the ultimate guide to safe shopping and avoiding fake websites.
Discover how to report a scam website as we reveal five ways to blow the whistle on cyber criminals.
Discover how to spot scam websites this Black Friday and Cyber Monday with advice and tips from F‑Secure’s team of cyber security specialists.
F‑Secure experts reveal why you need to look beyond the lock icon when it comes to checking ecommerce security.
A free antivirus may sound tempting but is not always a safe way to protect your devices. Read how to stay safe using reliable antivirus software.
Antivirus software is essential for protecting your computer and mobile devices from viruses and other online threats.
Computer worms are a type of malware that spreads by replicating itself. Read how to spot a computer worm and stay protected.
See which cyber threats you’re most likely to face. Find out why the Dark Web is so confusing, and profitable. And learn why cyber criminals love LinkedIn. All this and more in this month’s F-Alert.
Discover 10 cyber security tips for safe online shopping that will take the stress out of buying goods and services on the web.
Online shopping scams are getting more convincing. These expert tips reveal what to look out for when establishing whether a retailer is legit or not.
AI is already changing life as we know it, and many experts are comparing it to the biggest technological advancement since the internet. Learn more in our ebook.
Removing computer viruses is not easy without the right tools. Read how to spot and get rid of viruses on your device.
Discover 5 activities that lead to internet dangers and learn how to spot and avoid the most common cyber threats associated with them.
By following these 7 simple steps you can ensure that you are protected against the financial and emotional impact of identity theft.
In the event of a data breach simply follow these steps to keep your information and identity secure.
Discover how phishing scammers are turning to social and gaming platforms. Learn how to identify scams and avoid becoming victims of this increasingly prevalent threat.
Learn about an “uncensored” app that reveals the risks of malicious AI. See how Google is fighting stalking via Apple AirTags and the latest threats news in this month’s F-Alert.
Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft, how to spot the signs of a data breach, and discover what to do if your personal details get exposed.
Discover three of the most prevalent cyber threats facing consumers in 2023, with expert advice on how to identify and deal with them.
There’s more to a secure password than meets the eye. Discover three tips from security experts that will enhance your password protection.
Thanks to the added security layer that two‑factor authentication provides, some people no longer see the need for a strong password. But is this the right approach?
By following some simple malware tips you can ensure that you and your family remain protected from the most prevalent cyber threats.
The dark web is an anonymous part of the internet that is often used by online criminals and hackers. Read more about the dark and deep web.
There are many types of malware that can affect you. In this post we reveal the top malware threats for consumers and explain how to protect against them.
Learn what employees should do when the companies they work for are breached. Get the lowdown on why you can’t take Apple security for granted. All in the summer edition of F‑Alert.
Website cookies collect data about your online activity. Read more about how cookies and data collection affect your privacy online.
Phishing scams are one of today’s biggest online threats. In this post we reveal five classic phishing scams — showing you how to spot and avoid them.
Pride month offers an annual reminder that even data collection with best intentions presents unique risks for LGBTQ+ internet users.
Even data collection with best intentions puts LGBTQ+ internet users at risk. Read more in this article.
See how Google is trying to replace passwords. Find out how to identify fake images generated by AI. And much more in the latest edition.
Most children are getting too much screen time. Find out why you should limit screen time for your kids and how to do that.
Find out about the takedown of one of the biggest criminal marketplaces on the web. Discover how AI can be used to scam you. And much more in the latest edition.
The guide provides a complete overview of the cyber security threats facing consumers in 2023. Packed with insight and advice from F‑Secure experts.
Find out how parents may pay when criminals target gamers. Discover how “pig butchering” scams break hearts and empty bank accounts. And much more in the latest edition.
Why is it that free security doesn’t cost you money? The hard truth is that free apps often come with a catch: they might sell your data.
Although the internet is often a reliable source on any topic, it is also used to spread lies and misleading information.
Computer viruses are a type of malware that can spread on your device destroying files, slowing down your computer and much more.
A new report highlights the digital moments that matters most and online activities that make us feel vulnerable. Read more.
Learn how scammers targeted Valentine’s Day. Discover the impact of the latest Reddit data breach. And much more in the latest edition.
Learn how scammers are targeting Instagram influencers. Discover the impact of the latest Twitter data breach. And much more in the latest edition.
Discover how cyber criminals see new AI tools. Find out why data is worth billions on the dark web. And learn about the month’s biggest data breaches.
In this inaugural issue of F‑Alert, we review the latest cyber security threats and data breaches from the month of November.
Social engineering attacks exploit the weakest point of people’s personal cyber security — the user itself. Read more and avoid social engineering.
Two-factor authentication (2FA) improves your online security and prevents hackers from accessing your accounts. Read more about 2FA.
With a VPN you browse online privately and securely wherever you are. Read more to find the best VPN software for your Windows PC.
A firewall is an additional layer of protection online. Read more about the different types and uses of a firewall.
Malware is a serious online threat for both individuals and large organizations. Learn how to detect and defend against malicious software.
Vishing is a specific type of phishing attack used to steal your personal information and money on the phone. Read more and learn to spot a vishing scam.
Discover what the dating app Tinder knows about you and how criminals can use your data to improve their scams and cyber attacks.
Discover the steps you should take to prevent ID theft and other online crimes when you find out you’ve been the victim of a data breach.
A big part of your children’s lives happens online. These tips for parents will help your kids enjoy the internet more safely.
Discover how you can avoid the stress and financial impact of identity theft by following 5 quick and easy steps.
Spam emails can be a real threat. Learn how to identify spam messages and what you can do to prevent junk mail from flooding your inbox.
F‑Secure Internet Security scored full points in AV-TEST’s Advanced Threat Protection tests. It’s proven to keep you safe against advanced threats.
Full online protection with parental control, screen time and content filtering. Protect all your family’s devices with one package.
Internet safety for kids starts with awareness. Teach your children safe online behavior with these seven tips.
Cyber security is all the programs, practices and other measures that protect devices, data and systems from attacks. As the threats are on the rise, cyber security is more important than ever.
Cyber attacks by hackers and state-sponsored actors are a growing threat. Read more about different types of cyber attacks with examples.
Do you know how a distributed denial of service attack works? Or what is the difference between a DoS and DDoS attack?
An attacker takes down a website by blocking the path with a massive amount of web traffic. Find out how you can stop hackers from using your device in these attacks.
Text messages can be a risk to your personal information and financial details too. Learn more about smishing and how to protect yourself against it.
Small businesses need cyber security. This small business cyber security checklist helps you choose the right measures to protect your small office/home office.
Data breaches can lead to identity theft and other harm. Do you know what to do in case of a data leak? Read more and keep your personal data safe.
Did you know you can improve your online safety also for free? These 5 tips help you improve safety online fast and free.
Awarded for best protection and performance, F‑Secure Internet Security is the best antivirus for gaming. Get both security and speed. Read more!
Do you think your device has a virus, but aren’t sure? Look for these signs. Here’s how you can tell if your device has a virus or malware.
A leaked password endangers your personal information and can lead to online identity theft. Read on to find out how.
Phishing is when an attacker tricks you into opening a malicious link or email attachment by masking them as something interesting. Read on to find out about what is phishing and how you can stay safe.
A free VPN is tempting, but can slow down your internet connection and jeopardize your privacy. Use the F‑Secure guide to assess whether a free VPN is the best option for you.
Account takeover can lead to online identity theft and cause financial damage. Find out how account takeover happens, and how to protect yourself.
Privacy protection has many benefits in addition to protecting online privacy. This article guides you into making most out of privacy protection. Read more!
Viruses and malware for Android exist. This guide explains how to remove virus from your Android device.
Imagine having to pay to access the files on your own device. That’s how bad ransomware attacks are. Find out below what ransomware is and how you can protect yourself.
Spyware collects information on you without your consent. This article by F‑Secure tells you more about what spyware is and how to stay safe from it. Read more!
Used for payments and daily activities, mobile devices need to be secured. How can you protect your phone and tablet from hackers? Read our mobile security guide below!
Parental control gives you the tools to protect your children online. It’s how you can make internet safe for kids and ensure their wellbeing online. Read more!
A Trojan is a virus in disguise. Its goal is to trick you into letting it into your device. Read on to learn more about computer Trojans and how to stay safe.
Safe online shopping is made difficult by scam websites, viruses, and hackers. Find out below how you can keep your money safe while shopping online.
We often hear about data breaches, but what we don’t hear is what is done with the stolen personal information. Read on to find out.
Changing your IP address location increases your privacy and unblocks more of the internet. This is how you do it.
Websites and services track you online. Read on to find out who is tracking you, why they do it, and how you can stop it.
Choose the best VPN 2024 for you with this expert VPN guide. Find out what’s essential and what’s not in picking the best VPN 2024.
Did you know that using public Wi‑Fi carries major safety risks? Read on to find out about the most common threats and the easy solutions to staying protected.
VPN ensures your security and privacy online. Find out, how to choose a VPN you can trust.
Want more control over your online privacy? Do you know the dangers of a free VPN service? Read on to find out how a secure VPN can help.
Cyber security at home office is often up to you. But how to tackle the challenges?
Do Macs, iPads and iPhones need antivirus or other security apps? What threats exist for these devices?
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