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Banking on the go? Beware of public Wi-Fi

Ever check your bank balance on a coffee shop Wi-Fi? Hold on, that might not be the best idea! Let’s talk secure connections for online banking and shopping. Think of your online info like cash – you wouldn’t hand it out just anywhere, right? Public Wi-Fi can be risky, like leaving your wallet on a […]

Instagram – public or private – time to choose

Loving life on Instagram, but tired of spammy messages and suspicious comments? It’s time to reclaim your peace of mind with a private account. Think of it as a velvet rope for your digital life, letting in only those you approve. Why go private? Spam be gone! Instagram, with its open doors, can attract unwanted […]

Protect your passwords: never share them over the phone

In today’s digital world, passwords are essential for securing our online accounts. However, it’s crucial to safeguard these valuable keys from unauthorized access. One common scam involves cybercriminals posing as tech support representatives and tricking users into revealing their passwords. Beware of password phishing scams Legitimate tech support representatives will never ask for your password […]

Never lose access to your email lifeline

Imagine not being able to check your email, access important documents, or communicate with friends and family. This could happen if you lose access to your email account. To prevent this scenario, setting up a recovery email address or phone number is essential. Why a recovery email or phone number matters Your email account serves […]

Practice social engineering awareness

Recognize the significance of social engineering awareness in safeguarding against modern cyber threats. Cybercriminals frequently employ manipulation tactics to exploit human psychology and gain unauthorized access to systems and data. Elevate your online and offline awareness, educating yourself and your team on common social engineering tactics, including pretexting, baiting and tailgating. By cultivating a culture […]

How to avoid being a phishing victim

Phishing is a type of cyberattack where criminals try to trick you into revealing personal information or clicking on malicious links. Phishing emails often look like they’re from a legitimate company, such as your bank or credit card company. But they’re actually designed to steal your information or infect your device with malware. Here are […]