Do you ever get emails promoting miraculous weight-loss pills or counterfeit Viagra? These are probably the spam emails that everyone’s heard of and that frequently land in our inboxes. And they are exactly the type of web content Spamhaus fights against.
Happy Easter Holidays! I hope you’re all looking forward to a chocolate-filled few days, and perhaps even a glimpse of the Easter Rabbit.
I promised my team at BullGuard I wouldn’t go on a rant about why it’s an Easter Bunny and not an Easter BullDog, but honestly… my kind would make a far superior chocolatier. ‘Like’ this if you agree!
With billions using the internet daily, it’s important to remember that everyone’s intent online is different, and may not be in line with yours. People may not be who they say they are. So trusting blindly can get you in trouble, and sharing information can also get you in trouble.
Smartphones have changed our lives. We’re now able to shop, bank, text and talk, all while out and about. They have become the ultimate accessory, whether you bling out your phone or keep it simple, both say a lot about you. The same used to be true of wallets, but believe it or not, the smartphone is revolutionizing that too – we are fast approaching the day when wallets could be a thing of the past.
No, we’re not talking about the sport. We’re talking about one of the internet security threats that have been making a lot of rounds lately. Spearphishing scams are a more evolved form of traditional phishing – highly targeted efforts at identity theft.
(Once) The world’s greatest conman giving advice on how to protect yourself against Facebook scams? Now, that’s a bit controversial. But, come to think of it, who better to offer advice on how not to get scammed than a scam expert?
If you saw Steven Spielberg’s “Catch Me If You Can,” you probably know who I’m talking about.
The internet is not just a valuable learning tool for children, but also a major player in how they socialize. Between the tablets, phones, laptops, school computers and gaming devices, children have access to the internet just as much as we do, but they aren’t prepped with the same kinds of tools to protect themselves. Simply put, your child could be putting themselves in harm’s way by unknowingly engaging in risky online behaviour patterns.
The European Commission has been working hard on new regulations in the hopes of curbing EU cybercrime. These regulations will impact approximately 40,000 businesses, but are apparently welcomed by most of these organisations.
Here is a couple to keep an eye out for:
You may have heard about companies experiencing cloud outages, but you may not know how serious that is, or how it might affect you. Defining the Cloud is actually harder than you’d think… keep reading and all will be revealed.