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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...
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...
3 August 2021
Can you spot a phishing email if you receive one? Scammers often send emails or text messages to victims in an attempt to trick them into disclosing sensitive information.
And if you're not paying attention, you can get hooked. So what is phishing and how to avoid it? read more...
17 May 2021
Data breach is a term that everyone using the internet knows these days. And some people are very casual about it. Well, basically the problem is, you do not know the depths of the water until you start drowning.
So, before it is too late start learning to swim. What we are trying to tell you here is that sharing your data with Facebook, Google is another thing but allowing security threats and making your computer or gadgets prone to hackers is another thing.
So here are some internet security facts that everyone should know while they are accessing the internet. read more...