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Special Delivery: Criminals Posing as Amazon Are Out to Steal User’s Data

One of the joys of online shopping is instant gratification – your purchases arrive on your doorstep in just a few days! Unfortunately, consumers aren’t the only ones taking advantage of this convenience – hackers are also using it to trick users into handing over money or data. Recently, AARP recounted several scams where ...

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How to Keep Your Data Safe From the Latest Phishing Scam

As users, we’ll do just about anything to ensure that our devices run as efficiently as possible. This includes renewing subscriptions to online services we use daily. However, cybercriminals often take advantage of these tendencies as part of their malicious schemes. We saw this in action this week, as Tech ...

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What to Do When Your Social Media Account Gets Hacked

You log in to your favorite social media site and notice a string of posts or messages definitely not posted by you. Or, you get a message that your account password has been changed, without your knowledge. It hits you that your account may have been hacked. What do you do?  This is a ...

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How to Protect Your Privacy From Tracking Apps

Apps – what would life be without them? Imagine opening a brand-new browser tab every time you wanted to check your email, access photos, connect with friends on social media, or even pay your bills online. Apps have greatly enhanced the way consumers interact with and complete tasks on their ...

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Understanding How Bitcoin Mining Poses Security Risks

The value of Bitcoin has had its ups and downs over the past several years, but continues to attract interest in the midst of a chaotic market. The rapid growth of this alternate currency has dominated headlines and ignited a cryptocurrency boom that left consumers everywhere wondering how to get ...

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Protect Yourself Against Phishing Scams With These Security Tips

Phishing is one of the oldest cyberthreats in the book, and yet still one of the most effective. As people across the globe find themselves taking to the internet more than ever before, criminals see this as an opportunity to release phishing attacks on unsuspecting users. In fact, Security Boulevard found a 600% rise in phishing ...

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How to Stay Protected From Malware While Online at Home

Our everyday lives are not what they used to be three months ago. Many users have made the transition from working in an office to working from home and students have adopted distance learning. But while the world focuses on one virus sweeping the globe, criminals see an opportunity to spread other types of viruses ...

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How to Stay Secure While Distance Learning: Don’t Get Schooled by Hackers

Many students hold their college experience near and dear to their hearts. Apart from working towards a degree and a desired career path, students rely on college to make lifelong friends and gain a heightened sense of responsibility and independence. But due to recent circumstances, many college students had this experience interrupted or put on pause. With many schools closed for the remainder of ...

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How Secure Is Video Conferencing?

As millions of people around the world practice social distancing and work their office jobs from home, video conferencing has quickly become the new norm. Whether you’re attending regular work meetings, partaking in a virtual happy hour with friends, or catching up with extended family across the globe, video conferencing is a ...

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Don’t Be an April Fool – Protect Your Digital Assets

Be Part of World Back Up Data Day on 31st March There are not many worse feelings that the realisation that a document you’ve worked tirelessly on has vanished! We’ve all been there and it’s not nice at all. Whether you break into a sweat, scream or even say a ...

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