Articles tagged: Phishing
Even though most of us might never fall for it, the reason there’s so much spam is simple: spam works.
Here are the steps you need to take to prevent losing your account forever to a hacker.
Smishing is simply text-messaging spam. Learn to recognize and respond appropriately to it.
The biggest risk to your security might just be you. Learn why and what to do.
If you’ve been told to change your password, do so, but do so in the right way. I’ll explain what that means and why it’s important.
A friend received a fairly convincing phishing attempt. I’ll cover the signs that showed it was bogus.
Phishing is a way scammers trick you into providing personal and financial details. Phishing opens the door to identity theft and more.
Security threats for people working from home are increasing. I’ll review steps you need to take to keep yourself, your company, and your job safe.
HTTPS is an important part of keeping your data safe, but it’s only a part. It’s important to understand what it does and doesn’t mean.
Domain names are simple in concept, yet can be constructed in ways that might fool you. I’ll look at some examples, and discuss what’s important.
The rule is, never click on links unless you are 100% certain that they are from who you think they are. The question is, how can you be certain?
Email attachments are useful, ubiquitous, and convenient. They’re also abused, dangerous, and responsible for infections and data breaches.
You can bank online safely, as long as you know what to look for and what steps to take.
News broke over the weekend regarding a potential phishing vulnerability that could lead you to give a hacker your Lastpass master password.
In a brazen scam attempt, you may get a phone call from someone claiming to be your ISP or other service provider to “help” you with your Windows problems. Don’t fall for it.
ZIP files are incredibly useful for compressing files and containing collections of files. Unfortunately they’re also useful to hackers, spammers and scammers.
Hackers are very good at sending emails that look like they come from legitimate companies. So, how do you tell the truth from a lie?
Many advertisements of computer products include promises that they can’t keep, or know that they won’t keep. By making things seem much worse than they actually are they attempt to entice – or even scare – you into purchase tools you simply don’t need.
Viewing an email in HTML seems to be the default in the new Outlook.com. There is no easy way to change it. So why are you seeing this message?