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11 Types of Phishing + Real-Life Examples

Phishing is a type of cybercrime in which criminals pose as a trustworthy source online to lure victims into handing over personal information such as usernames, passwords, or credit card numbers.  A phishing attack can take various forms, and while it often takes place over email, there are many different methods scammers use to accomplish their schemes. Th
Publish At:2021-04-12 13:00 | Read:902 | Comments:0 | Tags:Tips

66 Password Statistics That Will Change Your Online Habits

For all the technological advancements in today’s online world, we remain painfully behind when it comes to password use and security. Most internet users today aren’t aware of the importance of establishing secure and effective passwords, which leaves people vulnerable to the attacks of cybercriminals and hackers. The password statistics below reveal some m
Publish At:2021-03-26 11:02 | Read:766 | Comments:0 | Tags:Tips

Why Does My Phone Get Hot? Tips for Preventing Overheating

All technology is prone to the occasional malfunction, your smartphone included. If your phone feels exceptionally hot and you’re wondering why it is overheating, there are several possible causes to consider. An overheated phone might seem alarming, but it usually isn’t cause for concern. It’s a fairly simple issue to resolve with a few easy steps. Read on
Publish At:2021-03-03 20:52 | Read:647 | Comments:0 | Tags:Tips

Catphishing: How to Protect Yourself in the Online Dating World

Online dating is an undeniable part of finding love in the modern world. By the end of 2020, upwards of 32 million Americans were using online dating services, and the industry is expected to surpass one billion dollars in revenue by 2021. But for all of the appeal the online dating world has to offer, it can come with some dangerous pitfalls when it comes t
Publish At:2021-03-01 14:16 | Read:839 | Comments:0 | Tags:Panda Security Tips

SCA: Online payments have never been so secure

Have you been shopping online lately? If so, you may have already noticed a change, but if not, here’s the news: paying online is now more secure, and that means it involves an extra step to verify your identity. This is the visible result of the new SCA or Strong Customer Authentication, a requirement to confirm your identity that has just been added
Publish At:2021-02-26 08:16 | Read:976 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips legislation PSD2 SCA

Alternatives to the Google Chrome web browser

Approximately 7 in 10 people use the Google Chrome web browser. It’s fast, reliable and free – exactly what most of need to surf the web. But Google Chrome is also a terrible snoop. Every website you visit is logged and sent back to Google to help them build a profile about you and your interests. That profile is then used to decide what adverts you see as y
Publish At:2021-02-22 06:46 | Read:964 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips browser chrome

Safer Internet Day: tips for good online security

Online criminals don’t have an ‘off-season,’ so maintaining excellent security hygiene should be a top priority no matter what day, week or month it happens to be. That said, Safer Internet Day is a great opportunity to take a step back, educate yourself on today’s top threats and renew your commitment to strong security. Here are a few key tips and best pra
Publish At:2021-02-09 02:52 | Read:879 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips passwords safer internet day secur

How to stay focused online

The internet is an amazing source of entertainment. There are websites for every hobby or interest, social media to connect with friends, shops to buy anything and millions of hours of videos and music to stream. Normally this is fantastic news, offering a number of ways to relax and unwind after a hard day at work. But as more and more of us are working fro
Publish At:2021-02-01 07:40 | Read:981 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips Internet social media

A Senior’s Guide to Navigating Tech Issues in 2021

Just because seniors weren’t born as digital natives doesn’t mean they should shy away from technology—and they don’t! Especially since COVID-19 lockdowns began, more seniors are turning to their computers to stay connected with friends and family and simplify their lives. Today’s modern technology offers a wealth of opportunities. Whether staying social onl
Publish At:2021-01-29 13:22 | Read:1164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Technology Tips

What happens if my phone is stolen?

Mobile phones are an incredibly important part of our lives. As well as making calls, we use them to surf the web, shop online, take photographs, post on social media and even pay for goods in store. Losing your smartphone is distressing. A stolen phone is even worse. Not only do you have to deal with the emotional upset, but you have to act quickly to prote
Publish At:2021-01-18 08:16 | Read:1001 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Tips mobile devices smartphones

Custom Zoom Backgrounds + Printable Props for the Holidays

This year, there’s a whole new meaning to “there’s no place like home for the holidays.” With COVID-19 cases spiking, many of December’s festivities will be celebrated at a distance to protect the health of our family and friends. Though the observance of these holidays may look a bit different this year, there is still plenty to celebrate. Gather your famil
Publish At:2020-12-09 08:52 | Read:681 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Tips security social media

How to fix slow WiFi

According to a survey published by The Independent, slow internet tops the list of most annoying tech problems. For most of us, WiFi is now essential – we rely on it for shopping, banking, work, entertainment and more. No wonder slow WiFi is so frustrating. So when you notice a problem, what can you do? Reboot your device If your device is always on and
Publish At:2020-11-05 13:39 | Read:1073 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology Tips technology tips wi-fi

What you can learn from a corporate malware attack

Dealing with malware infections can be a nightmare because the stakes are high. Make a mistake and you may be robbed, defrauded or blackmailed. Large businesses are attacked virtually every day as hackers and malware attempt to break through their defences. Faced by this constant danger, they have developed effective processes that help to minimise damage. F
Publish At:2020-10-13 08:21 | Read:1042 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips businesses cyber-security Malware

The four areas that all cybersecurity policies should keep in mind

Just a few hours ago, we have seen how the low-cost airline Vueling, part of the IAG (Iberia) group, and the courier service Nacex, along with at least seven other smaller firms, have fallen victim to a vulnerability that exposed the data of thousands of employees who used the online learning services of the firms. And it is not the first time that such atta
Publish At:2020-10-06 08:39 | Read:1100 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business News Tips advanced cybersecurity b2b vulnerabilitie

How To Surf Safely When On Holiday

The peak summer holiday season was quite disappointing for most of us. As a result, many have rescheduled trips for later in the year, hoping to catch a little sunshine during half term or later. So as you prepare your technology for your next holiday, you should also consider how to use your devices safely too. Lock your devices securely Portable electronic
Publish At:2020-09-30 12:13 | Read:955 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips security tips Travel

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