Be Wary of WhatsApp Messages Offering 1000GB of Free Data

Global messaging giant WhatsApp turned 10 years old this year. It’s not unusual for companies to provide loyal customers or members with gifts to show their appreciation during these milestones. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are using this as a ploy to carry out their malicious schemes. According to Forbes, security researchers have discovered a fraudulent message promising […]

5 reasons why general software updates and patches are important

You’re probably no stranger to those little pop-up windows. They tell you software updates are available for your computer, laptop, tablet, or mobile device. You might be tempted to click on that “Remind me later” button. Don’t do it. Or, at least don’t put off updating your software for long. Software updates are important to […]

Parent Summer Attack Plans: Keeping Kids Safe Over Summer Break

Summer break is swiftly approaching, and many parents are gearing up for family vacations, finding babysitters, and putting down deposits for summer camp. For many kids, more free time equals more screen time — but it doesn’t have to. Before the final bell rings to signal the start of vacation, sit down with your kids to […]

8 tips to help you stay safe and secure on the internet

  Use two-factor authentication whenever possible Two-factor authentication adds another layer of security when logging into a website, be it e-mail, banking, or other websites.  Some websites, such as Google, will text you a code when you login to verify your identity, while others have small devices that you can carry around to generate the […]

A Guide to Keeping Children Safe Online (A Good Read For Non-Techy Parents)

The Internet Today The internet provides a myriad of benefits to adults and children. It can be a great social and learning tool; children have almost instant access to a wealth of information and can communicate with their peers around the world. Playing online games helps to develop hand-to-eye coordination, problem-solving and critical thinking skills. […]

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

  As digital natives become more immersed in and dependent upon technology, they are likely to experience “cyber fatigue,” which can be thought of cybersecurity complacency. Paired with the invincible feeling that often accompanies being young, this can be a dangerous combination. It’s easy to mistakenly believe that hacked devices and identity theft are things […]