Tag: email

Top 5 Security Practices for Staying Safe Online

When Tim Berners-Lee was designing the technology that would herald the Information Age, he searched for a name that would complement the intricate “network” of linked pages and sites. He eventually settled on the term “web”, which is how the World Wide Web got its name. However, the words “web” and “net” both have negative connotations. A web is what a spider weaves to trap unsuspecting flies, while a net is used …
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5 Useful Tips for Preventing Ransomware Attacks

Computer security is an ever growing concern, not only for business organizations, but also personal computer users. Virus and malware have been old nemeses of responsible computer and Internet users from a long time. However, in the past few years, we’ve heard a lot about ransomware, a particularly dangerous form of malware. Ransomware is a computer malware that encrypts the whole or part of your hard disk files, rendering them …
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5 Ways to Make Your Gmail Account Safer

Google’s Gmail is by far the most popular webmail app across the world with more than a billion active users monthly. It is an easy-to-use cloud service that allows the user to log in and read their messages from anywhere, and on any type of device. With a Google account, you can access all of Google services, including services such as Gmail, Google Drive and Google Photos. So the security …
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New Spam Campaign Aims To Create Pump-and-dump Scenario For Publicly Traded Stocks

Spam email campaigns are nothing new, as unsolicited emails have been around for quite some time now. However, it would appear the number of spam campaigns has decreased since December of 2017. Unfortunately, that was only a temporary reprieve, as a few new campaigns have launched in recent weeks. None of these spam attacks intend to distribute malware, though. A New Purpose For Spam Email Campaigns? Cyber criminals have used spam …
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