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No click required: how cybercriminals are using PowerPoint to get your information

Over the last few weeks a new malware threat called Zusy has surfaced. This malware is unique because it can install itself in your computer after simply hovering your mouse over an infected link. How Zusy works A link is sent via email as an infected PowerPoint attachment. Once the infected PowerPoint is opened all […]

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Top 5 Tips for Parents to Teach for Online Safety

When we were younger, our parents cautioned us about strangers approaching us on the road or in a park, nowadays we have to educate our children about strangers who they may come into contact with online, whilst in the comfort of our own homes! Top 5 Tips Parents Need Their Kids to Know Everything may […]

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3 indispensable tips for seniors on smartphone safety

Do you remember rotary dials, party lines and payphones? These days, the world is just a touchscreen away. The technology is fascinating but for seniors especially, it’s important to balance convenience with security and privacy precautions. The following three tips will help you enjoy all the benefits smartphones offer, worry free: Be App Safe From […]

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Would you pay an extortionist to get your stolen photos and files back?

Cybercriminals are now “kidnapping” information to make money and there’s even a name for it –ransomware. In a ransomware attack, malicious software is installed on your computer to block access to your personal files or worse, make your device unusable. Cybercriminals then demand money to give you back access to your files or computer and […]

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