Is It Ethical for a Business to Have a Personal Facebook Profile? May 27, 2024

If you're worried about your online security, you should be careful about who you're friends with on Facebook. One important rule to follow is: never friend a business on Facebook. It’s not ethical for businesses to have personal profiles, and it can put your privacy at risk.

Understanding...

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How Can You Tell If an Invoice Is Fake? May 27, 2024

Have you ever received an invoice and wondered if it’s real? Scammers are getting better at making fake invoices look real. Here are ten ways to tell if an invoice is fake and a bonus tip that’s the simplest way to spot a fake invoice.

  1. You Don’t Know Who Sent It

If you get an...

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Protect Yourself from Scareware: Understanding Social Engineering Tactics May 09, 2024

In today's digital age, protecting yourself from online threats like scareware is more important than ever. But what exactly is scareware, and how can you safeguard yourself against it? Let's dive into the world of social engineering tactics and learn how to stay safe online.

What is Scareware?

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Why Hackers Target You: Understanding the Tactics May 09, 2024

In today's digital age, the threat of cyber attacks looms over us all. From phishing emails to sophisticated malware, hackers are constantly on the prowl, seeking out targets to exploit. But why do they choose their victims? Understanding the motives behind cyber attacks can help us better...

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What You Need to Know About Social Engineering and Online Safety? May 09, 2024

In today's world, many people try to manipulate us without us realizing it. Behind this manipulation is a huge industry that makes lots of money. As technology changes, being careful and knowing what to look for is key to staying safe online.

 

So, what is social engineering security...

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What is shoulder surfing and why is it my problem? Apr 26, 2024

Shoulder surfing is looking over someone’s shoulder to gain information. 

It can happen on purpose when you’re showing a coworker a video on your computer or accidentally when you are sitting in an arena full of people, and every one three rows behind you can see what...

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What are the best practices for parents to ensure their childrenā€™s online safety? Apr 26, 2024

In the digital age, the internet has become a vast playground for our children, offering limitless opportunities for learning, entertainment, and social connection. However, this digital landscape is fraught with potential pitfalls that can compromise the safety and well-being of our young ones....

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Who is the digital me? Apr 26, 2024

We have all done it.  

Looked up a person on the internet, or we should say the digital person. This is a good exercise to periodically perform. You will be surprised by what and who you find.  

When I go into Google and search for my name, I can find a lot of surprising...

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One of the greatest weapons hackers have is knowing Apr 26, 2024

One of the greatest weapons hackers have is knowing your whereabouts. It opens doors for hackers to utilize to either directly interact with you for social engineering or to impersonate you electronically in your absence. Before electronic communications and social media, when you were away calls...

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What does your desk say about you? Apr 26, 2024

People crave familiarity, even in our workplace; a way to say this is my space.  One of the most common breaches in cyber security is found on people’s desks.  

Our beloved sticky notes, that cute screen saver, and pictures of our most beloved things. Shoulder surfing is a...

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Should I stop using passwords? Apr 26, 2024

When we were young we had a clubhouse. In order to enter the clubhouse you needed to know the secret code. It was only with this super secret special code that you could enter. 

Fast forward 30 years and we now have those super secret codes on everything from our phones to the doors of our...

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