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How to stay anonymous online

Privacy and anonymity are important human rights – so you probably want to protect both when using the internet. This is particularly true when you realize that if a cybercriminal can identify you, they can probably also target you. Fortunately there are some ways that you can better protect yourself online. A word of warning This guide is designed to help y
Publish At:2023-05-22 09:43 | Read:71640 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips Privacy

Is it time for a cyber security hygiene check?

One of the biggest problems with IT security is that hackers are finding new ways to break into your computer or steal your data every day. This means that you must check your security settings regularly to ensure you are properly protected. This simple 7-point checklist will help you get your defenses in order – and keep the criminals out. Strengthen you
Publish At:2023-05-09 05:30 | Read:95285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Security tips security cyber

13 Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses in 2023

Small businesses (SMBs) account for about 43% of cyber attacks annually, despite their size and revenue. Being small doesn’t necessarily mean you are more protected — in fact, sometimes it means just the opposite because IT teams are unprepared, infrastructure is underfunded and employees are uninformed. Even medium-sized businesses can be vulnerable to dang
Publish At:2023-03-28 10:22 | Read:427466 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adaptive Defense Tips SMBs security cyber cybersecurity

Cryptocurrency Scams: What to Know and How to Avoid Them

Hackers are going to hack, and scammers are going to scam — no matter how much technology changes. While cryptocurrency is a new and exciting investment opportunity, it is vulnerable to cryptocurrency scams. Similar to cash, crypto is accessible at any time from your very own digital wallet, but it isn’t protected by banks or a central protection organizatio
Publish At:2023-03-23 19:18 | Read:327955 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Tips

The Five Don’ts of Facebook Marketplace

Facebook’s Marketplace feature has been around for over five years and has become a relatively important part of Facebook. Users often use the Facebook Marketplace to sell products, get rid of stuff and purchase everything from antiques to vehicles. Sadly, the online marketplace has also become an attractive ground for scammers. Facebook is not immune
Publish At:2023-03-21 07:48 | Read:186920 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Facebook online shopping tips

The importance of updating software and applying patches

Keeping software up-to-date is one of the most important things people can do to protect themselves from becoming victims of cybercrime. Unfortunately, bad actors daily find and exploit different types of loopholes in operating systems, apps, firmware, and general desktop software. Just last year, the FBI received reports for losses worth over $10 billion, a
Publish At:2023-03-17 08:36 | Read:481471 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security tips updates

What tools does IRS offer to help you navigate through tax season?

The tax season is in full swing, and IRS has already begun accepting returns and issuing refunds to millions of Americans. More than 150 million Americans file individual tax returns annually with the IRS. A vast majority of them e-file the taxes instead of submitting physical papers. Over the years, IRS has been striving to make the process easier and has i
Publish At:2023-02-22 09:55 | Read:266091 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology Tips tax season tips

Redaction: how to properly hide sensitive text on a PDF document

Digital documents are now an important part of most business and government operations. Digitised information is easier and faster to process and ‘use’, creating a better experience for customers and employees. One of the most popular digital document formats is PDF (portable document format) which allows anyone to create a computerized version of a paper fo
Publish At:2023-01-30 09:55 | Read:177026 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips PDF Privacy redaction

iPhone Security: Do iPhones Need Antivirus?

Apple products are regarded as some of the most secure devices currently on the market. Designed with an array of security programs, tools and features, you may be wondering, do iPhones need antivirus software, too?  Apple’s operating system (iOS) provides iPhones and other Apple devices with security features that make it extremely difficult for malware to
Publish At:2023-01-25 18:03 | Read:403646 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Tips Virus security

Cyber Security Tips on How to Keep a Smart Home Safe

The smart home technology industry has been growing over the years, and it is worth tens of billions as more and more families opt-in, lured by the conveniences offered by the intelligent gadgets. Users living in smart homes can perform pretty neat tasks such as remotely keeping an eye on property and pets, controlling the lights using voice or a smartphone,
Publish At:2022-12-28 06:08 | Read:520474 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips security smarthome cyber

20 YouTube Alternatives for Watching and Hosting Videos

YouTube is the second most popular social media platform in the world, and it boasts around 2.5 billion users each month. With the rise of targeted ads both during and between videos, unwelcome data collection and algorithms interfering with uploads, delivery and discovery, there are plenty of users searching for the best YouTube alternatives. While it’s sti
Publish At:2022-12-22 14:04 | Read:343243 | Comments:0 | Tags:Panda Security Social Media Tips

Brute Force Attacks: A Guide to Protecting Your Online Information

If you are one of the many people that uses a simple password for your accounts, your information is at risk. A brute force attack is a hacking strategy in which a cybercriminal attempts to log into an account by trying multiple password options until successful. With the help of computer scripts, hackers can make thousands of attempts per second — hacking s
Publish At:2022-12-21 18:02 | Read:232664 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Tips

PC and smartphone repair technicians might be snooping on your devices

A recent study published by the University of Guelph in Canada concluded that repair shop employees might violate privacy rights more often than customers think. Many people take smart devices for servicing in repair centers, and the study results show that technicians often are accessing files that are not relevant to the repair. University researchers reco
Publish At:2022-12-21 06:08 | Read:290440 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy Privacy smartphones tips

How to wipe your computer

Selling your computer? Giving it to a friend? Throwing it away? Before doing anything you need to make sure your personal data has been removed to stop it falling into the wrong hands. These steps will help you wipe everything from your computer before it moves on. Microsoft Windows 10 and 11 Windows 10 makes it extremely easy to clean your hard disk: Rig
Publish At:2022-12-19 09:50 | Read:248077 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips Mac PC tips

How to share WiFi on your computer

What happens when you have visitors – but don’t want to share your WiFi network password? Or you don’t have a WiFi network at all? The answer is to create a temporary WiFi network – and here’s how to do it. Windows 11 Windows 11 has a clever feature that allows you to turn your computer into a temporary mobile hotspot. You just need to turn it on: Open th
Publish At:2022-12-12 09:50 | Read:326696 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips tips wi-fi


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