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
This year, many of us will be celebrating Christmas with our loved ones virtually, however we shouldn’t underestimate the value of securing our online communication. In the run-up to Christmas, many of us are probably already making plans on how to spend it with loved ones, such as planning various get-togethers with colleagues, friends and … More Cybersecurity Advent calendar: Stay close to one another… Safely!
Online safety is one of the most significant challenges facing parents in the modern world, with increased access to the internet paving the way for cyberbullying, sexting, and harassment, amongst other dangers. In fact, nearly three-quarters of parents (70%) worry about their child’s online activity, according to ESET’s recent research, which surveyed 1,000 parents of … More How safe is your child’s phone?
From malware-laden emails to fake donations, these are some of the most common cons you should watch out for amid the public health crisis. We are currently experiencing an unprecedented global event. The outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – now officially a pandemic – has caused apprehension globally, ultimately resulting in lockdowns, travel bans, panic buying, … More Beware scams exploiting coronavirus fears
What are the emotional triggers and errors in judgment that make you fall for an online scam? Con artists have been plying their trade since time immemorial, but the internet opened the floodgates to a whole new level of swindling. It has allowed fraudsters to take aim at an endless number of victims and at … More Scams and flaws: Why we get duped