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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. weiterlesen...
5 Juni 2023
Have you received an email, phone call, or text message from someone you never heard of but looks authentic? Does it ask for your personal information or credit card data?
Yes? Think twice. You might want to control yourself from clicking on it if you do not want to be a phishing scam victim.
Many financial transactions now take place online, making credit card details prone to scammers and cybercriminals.
To avoid significant financial loss and identity theft, let’s explore the different ways to detect and prevent yourself from falling prey to these phishing attacks. weiterlesen...
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). weiterlesen...
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? weiterlesen...
17 Juni 2021
Phishing websites are tools that cybercriminals use to steal personal information. They trick people into disclosing their passwords, phone numbers, credit card details, etc.
For example, phishing websites can mimic Netflix and ask you to update your payment details or require you to log in to your PayPal account to update information. weiterlesen...
11 Oktober 2020
It’s surprising but hackers attack 2,244 times a day. Financial losses related to cybercrime are projected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021. These impressive figures imply that business owners realize the damage their organizations might face due to cyberattacks. Alas, more than 77% of companies do not have a cybersecurity incident response plan and their IT teams have no clue how to respond to their websites’ attacks.
We’ll list the greatest threats to watch out for to keep your business protected weiterlesen...
16 April 2020
Over 14 million people fall victim to online identity theft every year. If you don't keep your sensitive data safe, criminals can gain access to your email, credit card, medical records, personal photos, and more. To make sure this doesn't happen, follow our 5 simple rules. weiterlesen...