You might wonder why hackers are interested in stealing email addresses and passwords. There are lots of reasons and none of them are philanthropic. An email address can open the door to all sorts of fraud from using the contacts in your address book to spam people to accessing your financial details. You can deter these hacks by protecting your email accounts with a few simple steps. Read more
Buying and selling things online can be fun. You can scoop some good deals or get paid for what you consider junk but a collector thinks of as valuable. But as in any area of trade there are always a few people looking to pull scams. You can keep yourself safe by following these few simple rules.
The online services we’re signed up to are so many that we rarely think of them as being web accounts. We’ve just gotten so used to using them we rarely we give our usage a second thought. However, it’s worth giving them a second thought because we can then protect ourselves.
With identity theft and online fraud growing rapidly you need some protection. Here are some tips and advice on how to safeguard yourself against these cyber-crimes.
Everything we do today is digitised, whether it’s taking photos, creating documents, saving music, watching movies, chatting with friends and so on. Given this investment how would you feel if you lost some of your precious files? Read on and get some tips on protecting your digital treasures.
The irony in creating super tough passwords is that they’re easy to forget, or if you scribbled one down somewhere and then loose the paper or it’s been digitally erased, you’re back to square one. Or even minus square one if it was the password to your computer. But all is not lost, it is possible to retrieve your password or even circumvent the requirement.
There are all sorts of things you can do to get ahead, as a thousand plus self-help books testify to, but not many mention the need for shining online profiles. But the law of the boomerang, everything that we say and do has a habit of coming right back to us, is equally applicable online as it is in the real world, in fact more so given that social media platforms reach so many more people. So, read on to discover how to ensure you have a positive profile that protects your online reputation and always presents you in a shining light.
With smartphones and other mobile computing devices changing rapidly, you may have wanted to switch from an Android device to iPhone or iPhone to Android for some time. But the likelihood is that you’ve been put off by the thought of transferring your data between devices. Well, it’s not as complex and teeth grindingly frustrating as it used to be. In fact, it can now be startlingly simple.
You can use Google Drive which is always a useful option; it allows you free up storage on your phone and having a least one back up of your photos. It safeguards against loss or theft of your iPhone.