Social Media Privacy Tip

When browsing Twitter or Facebook you might see a post from friends claiming that the sites privacy terms were changed and that the post is written to stop the site from affecting your account. Often people copy these posts to try to stop such sites from processing information [...]Read more
Cyber security

What is a DDoS attack?

A type of attack that a hacker might try to do on a site is called a DDoS attack (Distributed Denial of service attack). This type of attack attempts to take a website offline by overloading it with more requests than it can handle. Often this type of attack can come from [...]Read more
Online Security

Why are software updates important?

Take your time and install the necessary software updates. The updates might not be an entire redesign as you might think. Some updates are crucial as they provide security patches and close gates that would have allowed for risks. Even though PDF and Java are often the targets [...]Read more
Cyber security

How would you know it is a scam?

Phishing scams are notorious on the web for baiting a lot of people into handing their credit card information or private data. Thus it is important to know what phishing is and what to look out for. Phishing is an email disguised as a legitimate website that aims to steal your [...]Read more
Online Security

Is your computer safe from hackers?

There is an ever growing threat of viruses on the web and as the time goes by, they are getting nastier and fancier. Hackers are always creating more ways to steal your precious data and now there are even viruses capable of turning off some antivirus software! Thus it is crucial [...]Read more
Online Security

Are your online accounts safe?

Although it may seem like a nuisance and may take a bit getting used to, it is a good idea to use 2-factor authentication for sites that you often use or that contain sensitive data. What this means is that whenever you try to log-in, a message is sent to your phone for [...]Read more
Anonymous group

Anonymous sets ‘war’ on ISIS!

If you have switched on the news in the last 3 months, you would know about the ever growing threat that is Isis. Another group you might have heard of is the online hacktivist community of Anonymous. The latter has recently attacked and obtained many online twitter accounts that [...]Read more
Online Security

Are your credit card details safe online?

Nowadays people tend to shop online a lot more often than they did just 5 years ago. The ever increasing number of online retailers and merchandise is resulting in a huge amount of online transactions worldwide everyday. So why is everyone so sure that it is safe? What makes a [...]Read more

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