TikTok has quickly become a popular application in recent months, serving as a platform for viral videos, memes, and even political satire and activism. The app has found its way into the hands of Guyanese youths who enjoy viewing the content posted and some who even take part in uploading videos themselves. However, is it possible that beneath its fun exterior lies a plethora of dangers and risks?
Today’s advanced mobile devices are well integrated with the internet and have far more functionality than mobile phones of the past. The smart phones of today are increasingly used in the same way as personal computers (PCs), which potentially make them susceptible to similar threats affecting PCs connected to the internet.
Cyberthreats are constantly evolving in order to take advantage of online behaviour and trends.
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered the way in which we work in such a short period of time. As such cybercriminals have seized the opportunity to launch various attacks on unsuspecting users of meeting platforms.
Regardless of which video conferencing tool you use, it is necessary to implement measures to ensure that only invitees gain access to the meeting. Here are some tips to help you:
Advisory April 21, 2020
COVID-19 has forced many of us to rely heavily on various online tools to collaborate with others while maintaining a physical distance. Cybercriminals have taken advantage of this surge in online activities along with the fear that this pandemic presents to propagate malicious content aimed at stealing confidential and financial information belonging to employees and employers alike as well as to compromise devices and computer networks as well.
Some methods used by cybercriminals include: