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About Us
Founded:
2011
Company Size:
11-50 employees
Company Type:
Private
Location:
Denmark
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We protect users and companies from cyber-criminal actions, by keeping confidential information and intellectual property safe. We build products focused on proactive cyber security and we dedicate a big part of our efforts to cyber security education for everyone.
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Expert Roundup: Is Internet Security a Losing Battle?
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Security Alert: New Attack on WPA/WPA2 Protocols Could Potentially Impact Many Wi-Fi Devices
Security researchers have recently found a new attack on the Wi-Fi Protected Access Protocols (WPA/WPA2) which you know are security standards aimed at making your wireless networks more secure. They discovered it by accident while testing the new WPA3 security standard that was recently announced. What makes this attack different from previous attacks against WPA is that it does not require to collect a complete EAPOL (Extensible Authentication Protocol over LAN) 4-way handshake. ...
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20+ Security Forums for Free Malware Removal Help
Malware can hide in places you probably haven’t though about them before, If you’ve been affected by malware, it’s important to know where you can ask for help.  We recommend checking out (and bookmark) this useful list of security forums that will provide guides and step-by-step instructions to solve your malware issues. Don’t be so sure and believe that “this can’t happen to me”, especially today when we are dealing with malware as a business (Maa ...
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How Your Data Makes Them Money, at the Edge of The Law: The Rise and Fall of Social Media Giants
You lost almost $150 billion for Facebook. If you know the value of privacy, care about what happens to your data and the legality of the companies you support, if you own a business that relies on social platforms or is adjacent to them, you’re probably responsible for what happened in the past 48 hours at Facebook. If you read this blog and followed our protection guides, then you’re probably doubly aware of your responsibility. What are you responsible for? For turning the tide. O ...
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The ABCs of Detecting and Preventing Phishing
Have you ever considered that you could be a target for phishing attacks? It’s not a new issue, but it’s a rising threat. Phishing attackers have been constantly growing and improving their techniques. Let’s see how you can actually start preventing phishing, since cybercriminal strategies became so convincing that you can barely distinguish them from harmless communications. And all it takes to fall into their trap is a fraction of a second. Perhaps the most dangerous reactio ...
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Here Are the Biggest Cybersecurity Threats to Watch out for in 2018
Cybercriminals are always evolving their tactics in order to steal and compromise data. To stay ahead of them, we compiled the biggest cybersecurity threats in 2018, from cryptojacking to already-infected smartphones, and provided actionable tips for you to stay safe online. As the old saying goes, prevention is better than the cure! 1. Getting their info compromised in massive data leaks There’s no question about it, the biggest risk for users comes without them even having a choice or ...
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Why Malware as a Business is on the Rise
The alarming growth of malware attacks in the last years should concern each of us, but what is more important, should make us AWARE of the risks and consequences. Taking action and preventing these malicious activities operated by cybercriminals has to be a top priority IF we want to stay safe online. The reality is that cyber attackers now use different strains of malware, much more sophisticated and agile that prove to be effective and successful, challenging us to build a stronger defense ag ...
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Security Alert: New Spam Campaign Delivers Flawed Ammyy RAT to Infect Victims’ Computers
There’s no doubt that malware remains one of the most known and dangerous online threats users are facing on a daily basis. Malicious actors use it in various cyber attacks to steal personal information, gain full access to a computer system and do everything they want on the PC. This is the case of Remote Administration Tools (RATs) which are used by cybercriminals to remotely take full control of users’ PCs using Windows and infect them with malware. Security researchers recently o ...
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Fmovies, uTorrent and Other Common Ways to Get Infected with Malware
During the journey of protecting our Heimdal PRO users, we’ve seen plenty of ways in which they can get malware infections. From fmovies to fishy Kodi repositories and uTorrent spreading malvertising, they have one thing in common: online piracy. It’s a very scary name for a very basic desire: go home, relax, watch your TV show and recharge for a new work day. With the rise of paid subscriptions like Netflix, Hulu or Amazon and the veritable cornucopia of award-winning TV content, m ...
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The Best Encrypted Messaging Apps You Should Use Today [Updated]
Do you want to know which is the best encrypted messaging app out there and how they protect your valuable data? This guide might be exactly what you’re looking for. We compiled a list of useful encrypted apps because the struggle for keeping our data secure is fiercer than ever. Governments crave for it, companies seek access to it, and cyber criminals probably want it the most. Many of you could believe that all the confidential data shared is safe via Facebook Messenger, Skype or Snapch ...
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The Best Security Podcasts in 2018
Summer’s here and that means one thing – there’s more time to relax and maybe learn something new. Podcasts are one of the best ways to be informed and entertained, so we compiled below a list of the best cybersecurity podcasts we’ve listened to so far. From the latest cybersecurity news to the best privacy tips, we tried to cover all areas but feel free to drop a comment and share some recommendations! The best #cybersecurity #podcasts for this summer. Learn something ne ...
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We\'re excited to announce that we\'ve joined the No More Ransom project to help Internet users worldwide prevent ransomware attacks and use the free decryption tools available to reclaim their data! More news on this coming soon! Official announcement here: https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/news/no-more-ransom-new-partners-new-decryption-tools-new-languages-to-better-fight-ransomware

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