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12 August 2023
Remember that moment when you received an email from your 'bank' urgently asking for your account details? Or perhaps when you clicked on a link, expecting to land on your social media page, only to be greeted with an uncannily similar but subtly off version of it?
If these experiences sound familiar, you've had a brush with the silent but dangerous specters of the internet - phishing websites.
Like a detective searching for clues, spotting a phishing website requires a keen eye for detail and understanding their sly tricks.
Let's unravel the key signs that can help you expose these digital impostors. read more...
13 July 2023
Everybody knows that cybersecurity plays a pivotal role in safeguarding our online existence. It is imperative to adopt proactive measures that shield us from potential threats. With the relentless surge in cyber attacks, bolstering our cybersecurity awareness has assumed paramount importance.
Let's delve into 15 invaluable tips that will empower you to fortify your online safety, ensuring the utmost protection for your sensitive information. read more...
24 April 2023
There are many reasons why people use a VPN.
Maybe they want to disguise their physical location, browse the internet without constraints, or maintain anonymity. Whatever the reason, it’s a huge market, worth $44.6 billion U.S. in 2022, and estimated to rise to $75.59 billion by 2027.
However, as often with a lucrative market, there are many scams out there, scams that seek to take your money under false pretenses or to harvest your data for anything from marketing purposes to identity fraud. read more...
17 March 2023
In today's world, cyber security threats are a significant business risk. With the increasing reliance on technology and digital infrastructure, organizations must be prepared for any potential cyber threats that may arise. Hence, companies of all sizes must take preventative measures against these attacks.
Enterprises may suffer financial losses, reputational damage, and even criminal liability without adequate protection. By taking preventative action now, you will have peace of mind, knowing you're doing everything possible to keep your business's data safe from external threats. Moreover, investing in reputable service providers in your location can proactively protect your company.
We will explore how to prepare your business against cybersecurity risks and threats by providing an overview of best practices without compromising operations productivity or efficiency. read more...
13 January 2023
Every person or business using the internet will be aware of the danger of cybersecurity threats. We know we can protect ourselves by using different passwords and avoiding suspicious downloads. But cyber attackers are beginning to create more sophisticated ways of exploiting vulnerabilities.
One of the most dangerous threats at the moment is clickjacking. Think about how often you use websites without considering what you’re clicking. While this usually isn’t anything to worry about, clickjacking has created a new threat.
Clickjacking works by placing a malicious set of links over an innocuous-looking website. This means that victims enter passwords or click links that they think are legitimate parts of the original website but are in fact on an invisible page.
This guide will show how you can recognize clickjacking attacks and keep your personal details or business secure. In today’s digital world, protecting yourself from cyber threats has never been more critical, and preventing clickjacking is a crucial part of this. read more...
30 November 2022
Cyber threats change frequently. Therefore, it’s essential to keep your cybersecurity measures up to date. Additionally, educating your staff on cybersecurity awareness is also vital. As a result, you can reduce your business’s vulnerability to cyber threats.
Here is a list of steps to protect your business from cyber threats. read more...
26 November 2022
Cybercrime has become an increasingly significant problem in the 21st century. Businesses and individuals risk hacks, scams, or someone stealing their personal information. With hackers developing more advanced techniques of breaching security walls, more robust cybersecurity measures in place have never been more critical.
Fortunately, cybersecurity stakeholders have taken tremendous steps in recent years to combat these threats. From offering cybersecurity training to investing in cutting-edge security technologies, you and your business can stay ahead of the curve.
As the new year approaches, new cybersecurity trends will dominate the conversation. Here’s a list of the cybersecurity trends to watch out for in the coming year and possibly beyond: read more...
9 November 2022
Social engineering attacks are on the rise. In fact, they’re among the most successful and insidious types of cybercrime active today.
Worst of all, you can’t protect yourself from all social engineering attacks by just boosting your computer security. A good social engineering attack doesn’t target your software. Instead, it targets the human element. It tries to trick you, often by playing on your emotions. Social engineering attackers are scammers who use human emotions as the tools of their trade.
To protect yourself from social engineering attacks, you need to secure your mindset as well as your technology. Let us show you how. read more...
6 September 2022
When you browse the web, you may come across a variety of online threats. And these threats aren't limited to malicious websites. If you're not careful, you could accidentally infect your computer with malicious software even when visiting the most legitimate of sites.
But how's that possible? In a word, malvertising.
Malvertising (malicious advertising) is a relatively new cyberattack technique that inserts malicious code into digital advertisements. These infected ads are usually served to consumers through legitimate advertising networks, making them difficult to detect by both internet users and publishers.
The advertisements appear tempting, genuine, and to be from a trustworthy source. The host website owner may not even be aware that malvertising is being displayed on their site. read more...
5 September 2022
Before you do anything online, familiarize yourselves with your opponents.
Returning to the ‘brick through the window’ analogy, part of the preparation for a break-in is knowing the criminals' tactics. If you know a thief is going to use a brick to break in, add double glazing.
Similarly, if your business is to stay safe online, you need to know the common practices of hackers. This is where this article comes in handy. We’ll focus on three of these tactics: phishing, vishing, and smishing (we promise we didn’t make those words up). read more...