Vishing scams on the rise: How to protect yourself

Vishing scams have quickly become another major security threat for people around the globe. And although Interpol has cracked down in recent days, the risk of being targeted — and falling victim ...

Lottery scams: Don’t be fooled

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It’s everybody’s fantasy to win the lottery, or a sweepstakes, or a fun prize like an iPad, and scammers know this. They use it to their advantage in various ploys designed to ...

Ease your kids into a hybrid play model with these tips

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As school children are released for the summer and some of the tighter Covid restrictions start to lift, pandemic-fatigued parents are ready to get their kids out of the house. But it ...

Hacked Instagram accounts are scamming users

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Have a bunch of your friends on Instagram suddenly gotten really into crypto investing? I know mine have! It seems like everyone is out there getting rich quick — and they want ...

How to prevent digital burnout

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Many of us have already come to know the perils of social media. We’ve previously written about the risks associated with heavy use of social media, diving into the effects that it ...

Tips to defeat social engineering attacks

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If you have heard of the process of social engineering, the ability of a hacker to trick you into divulging your private details, then you might have come across ethical hacker Rachel ...

Why is everyone getting hacked on Facebook?

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If your social media networks are anything like mine, you’ve noticed an uptick in people getting “hacked” lately. Maybe you’ve gotten a weird Facebook message from someone you hadn’t spoken with in ...

Making a successful transition to a hybrid work schedule

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As Covid-19 pandemic restrictions have eased, employers are adjusting their work-from-home policies. Some companies, including Airbnb, have doubled down and made substantial commitments to remote working. Others, like Google, have begun to ...

Crypto romance scams steal victims’ life savings

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Seth* was almost 30 when he started to date for the first time. He’d married his high school sweetheart just after college and they’d recently opened up their relationship. Excited to check ...

Multi-factor authentication: Busting a handful of common myths

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is probably one of the best ways to secure your computing environment.  ...