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Simple Tips to Spotting Evil Apps

Mobile devices have come a long way. We mean a reeeallly long way. In but a few short years they have gone from “nice to have but not so essential” gadgets to “OMG I can’t function without it” life savers. These chocolate bar-sized devices hold more information than most 3 year old desktop computers and glued to our sides day and night, they contain all … Continue reading Simple Tips to Spotting Evil Apps

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Fake News Flash – Think Before you Share!

It’s been a full fifteen minutes since you last checked your Facebook account (oh, the self restraint!) and the part of your brain that allows your fingers to seamlessly, unconsciously hit that app on your smartphone does it again. There you are, mindlessly staring at your Facebook feed, when – Bam! “North Korea nuked Russia??” “Obama, in his last move of his presidency is granting … Continue reading Fake News Flash – Think Before you Share!

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7 Bold Security Predictions for 2017

So by now, 2016 is just a mere memory and that means it’s time to make some predictions about what lies ahead in 2017 in the realm of cyber security. Last year, the convergence of tech, society and security were some of the central-most elements to define the year; There was the the Apple vs FBI showdown, the persistent ransomware crisis, and Russia’s involvement in … Continue reading 7 Bold Security Predictions for 2017

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The (Rotten) Gift that Keeps on Giving

Oh, Thanksgiving Day. You probably get a warm and fuzzy feeling even before the sugar high hits your brain just thinking about the mashed potato and turkey-packed day. What you’re probably not thinking about is that first Thanksgiving Day back in 1621. There were Pilgrims and Native Americans, food and gifts, don’t forget the gifts! The Native Americans gave the newbies their trade secrets for … Continue reading The (Rotten) Gift that Keeps on Giving

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The Ultimate “How to Not Get Hacked While Shopping Online”Guide

For better or for worse, the biggest shopping season of the year has arrived. Now that Thanksgiving Day is nothing more than a mere memory (aside from the heartburn and excess poundage), it’s time to start thinking about all the presents and other stuff you’ll need to dish out money on for the upcoming gift-give-a-thon. Once upon a time, snagging great deals on Black Friday … Continue reading The Ultimate “How to Not Get Hacked While Shopping Online”Guide

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Coming to a Smartphone Near You! The Latest Round of WhatsApp Scams

WhatsApp is a great way to keep in touch with far off friends and relatives but it seems like every time you turn around, there’s another scam running rampant on it. Given the fact that WhatsApp has over one billion users, it only makes sense that hackers and scammers are always on the lookout for new and interesting ways to exploit the platform. And with … Continue reading Coming to a Smartphone Near You! The Latest Round of WhatsApp Scams