Instant Messaging and Threats Related to Identity Theft Online

IM messaging security threats

Instant messaging (aka IM) has become very popular nowadays, with the statistics depicting that 2.9 billion users have enjoyed the benefits of IM via apps, such as WhatsApp, Snapchat, and LINE. It is worth noting that social media users stretch to 2.4 billion users, just to keep a perspective. Nowadays, people have begun choosing IM, …

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Mark Zuckerberg Accounts’ Hacks Reveal a Fundamental Security Error

Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out

Where does it say that even a multi-billionaire cannot have his accounts breached? Mark Zuckerberg, the founder, and CEO of Facebook and one of the most outstanding tech personas of the world, has had a major data breach following the leaks of his accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest. The stolen passwords from LinkedIn had …

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Common tech issues online and ways to deal with them

How to Effectively Deal with Technical Issues

We are not tech literate, of course, which means that there are many things about the Internet that sound mysterious to us. There is nothing wrong with admitting that you do not know it all, by all means! However, it is a matter of prudence and vigilance to make sure that you stay up-to-date and …

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Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out Online

Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out

The way individuals and organizations use connected technologies day-to-day is evolving all of the time. As the inevitable march of digital progression continues, hackers and cyber criminals identify more ways to access our data, sabotage systems and generally cause havoc. With this in mind, it’s unsurprising that 2015 was the worst year on record for …

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Protecting your business and staff from the threat of cyber & physical terrorism

Unfortunately, we live in a time where we all face the ever looming threat of terrorism, at home, overseas and digitally. MI5 have stated that terrorism is a significant threat to businesses all over the UK, and as result companies need to protect themselves, and their employees, from attacks. To do this; however, it’s vital …

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How to Prevent Mobile Malware

How to prevent mobile 'Malware'

Malware is short for Malicious softWare, which is designed to damage or even disrupt the computer. The array of malware ranges from spyware to key loggers; some are for financial malware and includes ransomware. Protection against Malware is ‘anti-malware’ products in the simplistic terms, and there we have it.  Not much of an article though …

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A parental guide to cyber bullying, and just bullying

Cyber bullying or just bullying

Bullying is just that; it’s only in more recent years that ‘cyber bullying’ has become prevalent. Bullying is bullying, irrespective of age it’s been in society for as long as you wish to consider. But it does leave a nasty taste in your mouth! No parent wishes to learn that their child is being bullied, …

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How to Secure Your Computer or Laptop

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No doubt, computer has become an essential part of our daily lives. You get almost everything done online (or wish to do even when can’t) via your computer or laptop these days, and that’s perfectly fine – without computers it’d be silly to think living in this age. Now, alongside a number of advantages we’re …

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Reasons why you need to hide your IP online

hiding your IP address

Your IP address is a unique number that you get, so as to identify yourself online throughout your connection. It is given to you by your Internet Service Provider (or else your ISP), and it contains a lot of personal pieces of information. If you think that it is harmless to reveal where you are …

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Secure communication with ultimate tips from experts

Keeping online communication private

Given the explosion and pace of technology, ensuring your privacy is underlined by integrity could make you feel ‘paranoid’. However what’s paramount here, it’s your ‘right’ to have privacy, and it’s your entitlement. The question is, how can you fully secure communication online? The key aspects are those of ‘Ownership’ and ‘Risk’; both are yours …

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