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

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

Don’t feed the trolls and other tips for avoiding online drama

You may not be able to escape internet trolls, but you have a choice about how you will deal with them – here’s how you can handle trolls without losing your cool. The term “internet troll” is widely associated with an online commenter or discussion participant whose sole aim is to stir up havoc by … More Don’t feed the trolls and other tips for avoiding online drama

Rom‑con: How romance fraud targets older people and how to avoid it

Online dating scams often follow the same script – here’s what senior citizens should watch out for and how their younger relatives can help them avoid falling victim. Recently, we looked at how older people can avoid falling victim to various flavors of online scams. This time round, we’ll examine the costliest type of fraud to affect … More Rom‑con: How romance fraud targets older people and how to avoid it