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Don’t fall for it – spotting sneaky tech support scams

Ever been working on your computer when a scary pop-up message screams about viruses? Or gotten a call from someone claiming to be from a big tech company, saying your computer’s about to explode? These are tech support scams, and they target people just like you. Here’s how to spot them and avoid getting tricked: […]

How to find out if your accounts have been breached

Data breaches are like digital wildfires, sweeping through companies and exposing our personal information. With so many happening, how do you know if your accounts are caught in the flames? Fear not, many tools exist to help you assess the damage and protect yourself. Breaches: the unwelcome guests Data breaches happen when hackers break into […]

Securing your home network: Simple steps you can take to protect your family online

Hackers grab the headlines constantly these days — usually for corporate ransoms and massive data leaks — but beneath these high-profile cases, other cybercriminals are targeting people like you: users on a home network. They can steal your information, log-in details and web history, knowing your network is much easier to breach than any company […]

How do I enable Multi-Factor Authentication?

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is a form of additional security that you can add to accounts to protect yourself against hackers and unwanted logins from third parties. Also known as Two-Factor Authorization (TFA) or Two-Step Verification (2SV), this strategy has been adopted by many of the best and most popular tech companies to provide users with […]

How to spot an online scam

As you spend more time online, engaging in a greater variety of activities and digitizing previously analogue aspects of your life, you entrust your personal information to online processes. This opens up avenues that scammers may attempt to take advantage of. Keeping yourself protected from fraudulent activity is increasingly important, since so much of day-to-day […]

5 Password Security Best Practices

For every account, there is a password. The trouble is, you probably have a lot of accounts. In an increasingly digital world, people are signing up and assigning passwords like never before. But if someone gets hold of one of your passwords, your personal information, finances or data could be at risk. In fact, according […]