Monday, December 10, 2018
email protection

3 Ways To Protect Your E-mail Address From Spammers

Now, spam is not just a pain in the proverbial processor – it's a real live and kicking threat. Apart from having to constantly clean up the garbage, one careless click...

How to Remove Alpha Shoppers (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

I wrote this article to help you remove Alpha Shoppers. This Alpha Shoppers removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Given the fact that you are reading this article, we...
backup

Backup Your Data Before Ransomware Strikes

Many users aren't in the habit of making an external backup and instead rely on the system's restore capability if something goes awry and data is lost. If the relevant system...
webcam

Why You Should Disable Your Webcam

This subject was once considered paranoia, though events have proven that it is possible to spy on a user by hijacking a webcam. Of course, if there is hardware attached to...
iot

Ransomware Welcomes the Internet of Everything

With everything becoming increasingly connected electronically, the IoT (the 'Internet of Things') provides a perfect breeding ground for ransomware. In 1999 technology expert Kevin Ashton conceived a vision like some device from...

The Use of Hashes in Signature-based Malware Detection

A hash is a fingerprint of a file that is unique for every file. It is almost impossible to compromise an operating system without changing a system file - and with...
email

Keep Your Email Communication Private

Most of us use e-mail every day and we take it for granted – but how safe is it really? E-mail is like a traditional message - if it's opened, it can...
social network

Staying Safe on Social Networks

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” (Mother Night; Kurt Vonnegut; Fawcett; 1961) It's even easier to be sociable on social media...
identity theft

How to Protect Yourself Against Identity Scams

The IRS have passed the buck again by stating that the recent massive compromise is as a result of customers' own security failure. They are blaming the taxpayer for weak security...
wifi security

Is Your Wireless Network Really Secure?

Wireless networks for small businesses by their nature have additional vulnerabilities to hard-wired networks. This should be kept in mind when deciding about technology for a business. The practical necessity and...