Learn how to avoid becoming a victim of ...

kurd-887679_640Cybercrime cases are common in the web and viruses and ‘malware’ mutate daily to defraud users. But what can we do to avoid falling into the traps of criminals? The Russian firm Kaspersky Lab offers basic tips to make it.

Statistics show that Internet users still underestimate cyber threats such as fraud and the theft of information confidential, the virus or different types of “malware”. According to a survey of Spanish users by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, netizens not possible cyberattacks that may await them are taken too seriously even Internet.

According to the aforementioned data, to 75.2 percent of respondents it represents the main threat ‘malware’, ie ‘software’ malicious affecting the computer’s operating system and steals passwords from other private information. The theft of digital identity of users is in second place in the ‘ranking’ of threats. 72.5 percent of people fear the ‘hack’ of your online accounts. In third place stands the ‘phishing’. 70 percent of users surveyed are concerned about the theft of your virtual identity through this technique.

Cyberthreats among users who despise and therefore less fear despite the reckless include DDoS attacks (aimed at companies or large corporations in order to prevent access to a server and its resources). Another threat that are unaware 22.4 percent of the respondents is that of ‘ransomware’, a group of Trojans that can hold your data ransom until the attacker is paid.

Meanwhile, the most popular scams currently circulating on the Internet are discount coupons for responding to a survey, voice messages WhatsApp, WhatsAppGOLD edition which promises a different version of WhatsApp, applications to change the color on Facebook.

In their blog, Kaspersky Lab warns users that they must exercise extreme caution by checking the information offered to them by resorting to official sites or email. It also warns to be careful with downloads that are made from strangers, especially when messages containing e misspellings and pay special attention to...

iOS 9 download is available now

mobile-616012_640After spending a few months in beta, iOS 9 is now available for everyone. Make a backup, take a few extra steps by simple precaution and hit download. The procedure is really simple.

How: OTA ( Over the Air, do not need any PC or Mac to update) sees Austes> General> Software Update. The update should be there, but if not patience, probably appears in minutes.

How: You can only upgrade if you have an iPhone 4s, 5, 5c, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus; iPad 2, 3, 4, Air, Air 2; iPad Mini, Mini 2 Mini 3 or iPod Touch 5th generation.

Should I upgrade?: iOS 9 is an update focused on improving the performance and battery life of your phone, so yeah, probably make it work better not worse. That said, if you have a relatively old iOS device like an iPhone 4S or an iPad 2, it may be good idea to wait first impressions of others, it is possible that new running as slow more than you would like. Back once upgraded to the new version is not impossible, but complex.

iOS nine occupies 1.3 GB of available space. Don’t forget to check your available space...

All you have to do on your iPhone or iPa...

iphone-6-458150_640iOS 9 is finally here. It is an update dedicated mainly to improve resource consumption, optimize battery life and soften the overall system performance. This is what you should do before you upgrade.

All you have to do on your iPhone or iPad before upgrading to iOS in September

Charge your device

If you have less than 50% battery or your device is not plugged in, your iOS device will not be updated. To avoid trouble, charge it a few hours before the upgrade.

Make a backup

IOS updates are usually robust and not give any problems but everything is still perfectly possible that an error in the process that turns the device into a nice brick recoverable only by restoring happen. With this option all data are lost phone and, as always, prevention is better than cure.

Free space

Plain iOS 8 required about 4.58 GB of space, whereas iOS 9 occupies only 1.3 GB, something that surely will relieve the owners of a device iOS 16GB. Even so, and in any case it is likely that suits us make some space and incidentally remove piles of garbage.

A good way is to manually removing applications, photos and documents, or if not going to Settings> General> Usage> Storage. There all applications sorted by size occupying appear, so we can release the executive arm out of the way and that do not use or do not interest us.

See how to check your usage [via apple]

Schedules and initial overhead

If we take into account previous releases new versions of iOS, these usually occur at around 10 am Pacific Time.

One final note: when the launch occurs, and unless you’re pressing the button just update a few seconds later, the servers are overloaded by the number of people who attempt to download at the same time. It is normal and expected, results in much slower or download directly into errors.

So, on the one hand, patience is perhaps another good idea to wait a few hours to pass the initial agitation and pull it down without...