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Follow These 4 Steps to Ensure That You Are Safe When Using Google Chrome screenshot

Follow These 4 Steps to Ensure That You Are Safe When Using Google Chrome

Nowadays hackers have various methods to steal our sensitive or private information, and so there are lots of safety measures to consider if you want your data to be secured. Users are often recommended to watch out...

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June 11, 2019
Top 8 Security Tips If You Use Instagram for Business screenshot

Top 8 Security Tips If You Use Instagram for Business

Do you own or manage a business? If you do, the chances are that you use some kind of social media to promote your product or services. There are many platforms to choose from, starting with LinkedIn and ending with...

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June 10, 2019
What to do When Receiving 'There is not Enough Space Available on the Disk(s)' Pop-up screenshot

What to do When Receiving 'There is not Enough Space Available on the Disk(s)' Pop-up

Chances are that most users are familiar with this particular error message - especially if you've worked with heftier pieces of software or larger files. If you've ever tried to download a particularly unwieldy file...

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June 7, 2019
Will You Be One of 800 Million Users Whose Windows 10 Passwords Will Be Replaced by Microsoft? screenshot

Will You Be One of 800 Million Users Whose Windows 10 Passwords Will Be Replaced by Microsoft?

The short answer is NO. No one will replace or delete your Windows 10 password if you do not want that. At least, not yet. That being said, Microsoft is definitely trying to get rid of passwords because they are not...

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June 7, 2019
If You Are Using the McDonald's App, You Need to Think About Hackers screenshot

If You Are Using the McDonald's App, You Need to Think About Hackers

Most users worry about the safety of their banking apps or other programs that contain sensitive information. Thus, it is no wonder it might come as a shock that an app, which is supposed to help users order their...

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June 7, 2019
Top 5 Things You Should Stop Doing Online for Your Safety screenshot

Top 5 Things You Should Stop Doing Online for Your Safety

How to browse the web without facing security issues? How to be safe online? How to ensure that you do not face hackers? These are the hows that every person faces the moment they turn on their computer or take a...

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June 7, 2019
8 Tell-tale Signs That Someone Is Spying on You Using Your Phone screenshot

8 Tell-tale Signs That Someone Is Spying on You Using Your Phone

When your phone starts acting up, you can stop and ask yourself: Is someone spying on my phone? Merely a few years ago, it was a common knowledge that phones were more secure than desktops and laptops. But with phones...

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June 6, 2019
Top 10 Cyber Security Tips to Remember When Traveling This Summer screenshot

Top 10 Cyber Security Tips to Remember When Traveling This Summer

You worked tirelessly all year, you saved up your vacation days, and now you are treating yourself to a well-deserved summer holiday. Whether you are setting off on a lavish cruise across the Caribbean, backpacking in...

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June 6, 2019
Can Police Officers Legally Force People to Provide Their Passwords or Unlock Their Devices? screenshot

Can Police Officers Legally Force People to Provide Their Passwords or Unlock Their Devices?

In January, The Tampa Bay Times wrote about Taphonie Prince, a Florida-born suspected armed robber who was given a prison sentence not because law enforcement managed to prove that he had stolen something, but because...

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May 29, 2019
5 Steps Towards a Secure Gmail Account screenshot

5 Steps Towards a Secure Gmail Account

Gmail first appeared a little over fifteen years ago, and with more than 1.5 billion monthly active users, it's currently the biggest, most widely used free email provider in the world. This isn't such a huge...

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May 28, 2019
What Is Scareware and How to Avoid It? screenshot

What Is Scareware and How to Avoid It?

Quite a few of the people commenting on hacking incidents and data breaches often say that the user is the 'weakest link' in the cybersecurity chain, and we are fully aware that some of you may feel offended by this....

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May 22, 2019
7 Easy Ways to Remember Passwords Without Forgetting Them screenshot

7 Easy Ways to Remember Passwords Without Forgetting Them

As time passes, cyber-crime is only becoming more prevalent – which is why it pays to invest at least a little bit of your time and energy in ensuring that you don’t become the victim of an online attack. There are a...

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May 22, 2019
Why Does Google Need Your Personal Phone Number? screenshot

Why Does Google Need Your Personal Phone Number?

In a recent blog post, Kurt Thomas and Angelika Moscicki from Google's security team spoke about, among other things, account hijacking and how much it costs. It turns out that a hacking group can charge as much as...

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May 21, 2019
What Is SMS Bombing and How Can It Affect Your Security? screenshot

What Is SMS Bombing and How Can It Affect Your Security?

It would appear that SMS bombing (also known as Text bombing) doesn't seem to have a definition that all experts agree upon. Many of the hits you get on Google will tell you that SMS bombing is the act of using an...

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May 17, 2019
Beware of Schemers Who Are Trying to Steal Your PIN Codes Using This Clever Scam screenshot

Beware of Schemers Who Are Trying to Steal Your PIN Codes Using This Clever Scam

There are all sorts of phishing scams out there. Some rely on emails; some mainly occurs via phone calls. But what if we were to combine both? What if an intricate phishing scheme would incorporate emails and phone...

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May 15, 2019
What to Do If Your iPhone Is Disabled for a Long Time? screenshot

What to Do If Your iPhone Is Disabled for a Long Time?

Mistyping your passcode even once can result in you receiving the iPhone is disabled message. At such moments it is best to know how to fix a disabled iPhone unless you are okay with not being able to access your...

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May 15, 2019
What Is a Hardcoded Password? screenshot

What Is a Hardcoded Password?

Despite the never-ending discussions on rising cybersecurity threats and how to avoid them, some developers are still using hardcoded passwords. While using them might be convenient, it is essential to remember that...

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May 13, 2019
If You Teach Your Grandparents How to Use a New Gadget, Teach Them About Cyber Security Too screenshot

If You Teach Your Grandparents How to Use a New Gadget, Teach Them About Cyber Security Too

It is impossible to measure how many seniors – those aged 65 and up – in the world use the Internet or their own smart devices because there are still hundreds of millions of people around the world that do not even...

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May 13, 2019