Vacationing? How to avoid the cybersecurity blues

From securing your devices to avoiding public Wi-Fi hotspots for logging into apps we look at measures you can take to remain safe while this holiday season. Summer vacations are slowly inching closer, a welcome respite from the COVID-19 pandemic that has been raging around the world for well over a year now. And with the … More Vacationing? How to avoid the cybersecurity blues

Common Facebook scams and how to avoid them

Are you on Facebook? So are scammers. Here are some of the most common con jobs on Facebook you should watch out for and how you can tell if you’re being scammed. While various social media platforms have popped up over the years, Facebook remains one of the most popular of them all. Case in … More Common Facebook scams and how to avoid them

How to tell if a website is safe

It can be difficult to tell a legitimate website apart from an unsafe one – follow these steps to identify and protect yourself from bad websites. You probably visit tens, if not hundreds, of websites daily. You read a news article here, check your social media there, then you watch a TV show on a … More How to tell if a website is safe

Hacking space: How to pwn a satellite

Hacking an orbiting satellite is not light years away – here’s how things can go wrong in outer space. Getting root on something floating above our planet (or any other for that matter) would seem like a new form of hacking Holy Grail. Don’t worry though, someone’s already working on it – believe it or … More Hacking space: How to pwn a satellite

5 common scams targeting teens – and how to stay safe

From knock-off designer products to too-good-to-be-true job offers, here are five common schemes fraudsters use to trick teenagers out of their money and sensitive data. Most teenagers, while not as impressionable as small children, can still be subjected to various external influences. If you’re one of them, you probably haven’t experienced the many ups and … More 5 common scams targeting teens – and how to stay safe