Protect Your Device against Phishing Attacks

In modern society, the Internet plays an important role. As a result, people are dependent on the web and therefore, they need to make sure that they are always secured and safe online. In order to do so, phishing attacks and other similar threats need to be dealt with effectively.

Recognizing a phishing scam

Cyber-criminals use phishing emails as their favorite option for scamming people. Phishing attacks are email messages that may appear to be sent from a valid sender (e.g. your bank or your ISP) and request for private information like your credit card info or account details with the purpose of committing identity theft.

Hacker? Phishing? Cookie? 15 everyday tech terms of current Internet Era

It goes without even saying that there is a plethora of terms used in everyday life, representing the world of the Internet and web security as a whole. We use them regularly, even though we may not actually know where they have come from or what they mean exactly. Since knowledge is the key, we […]

Online Identity Theft Nearly Cost Me USD6,000 in Fines and Lawyers Fees

You hear it all the time — always be wary of divulging your personal information to other people, especially strangers. For me, I had a taste of what it was like to have my personal information compromised because of my own negligence. A couple of years ago, I received a letter in my mailbox from […]