What is a cryptocurrency scam?

Cryptocurrency Scams 01 Disclaimer: This information should not be interpreted as an endorsement of cryptocurrency or any specific provider, service or offering. It is not a recommendation to trade. This is ONLY for understanding and education purposes. The content in …

Bitcoin

Price: US$39,678.87 (early June 2021) Bitcoin, is the first decentralized cryptocurrency and the most popular cryptocurrency today (in 2021). Cryptocurrency is a virtual currency or a digital currency- a type of money that is completely virtual. It's like an online …

Zoom app security settings

How To Set Zoom App Security Settings (In Meetings) Prerequisites Zoom desktop client Windows: 5.4.3 or higher macOS: 5.4.3 or higher Linux: 5.4.5 or higher Chrome OS: 3.6.5 (4111.0413) or higher Zoom mobile app Android: 5.4.3 or higher iOS: 5.4.3 …

Are you caught up in the reset of on-line education?

On-line education is here to stay. That involves a whole new paradigm shift in the way you approach work, plan strategy and implement tasks. Transition from traditional classroom to the online mode, demands thinking anew, changing attitudes and strategic planning …

5G

What would be the next? It is a simple law that when technology becomes more and more advanced the misuse of it and subsequently the security issues also increase. This fact is about technology versus hardware compatibility. Yes – the …

Deepfake

As defined by Wikipedia, “Deepfakes are media that take a person in an existing image or video and replace them with someone else’s likeness using artificial neural networks. They often combine and superimpose existing media onto source media using machine …

Spam vs. Scam

Spam vs. Scam Spam (Junk) consists of irrelevant, unwanted and unsolicited marketing emails, posts and messaging. Scams consist of tricky, misleading calls / chats / SMS and fake posts / posters, newspaper ads with malicious intent in order to cheat …

What is Two-Factor Authentication?

Two-factor authentication (often shortened to 2FA) provides a way of 'double-checking' that you’re really the person you’re claiming to be when you log into your online accounts, such as banking, email or social media. When you log into an online …

Social Engineering

The term Social engineering defines a wide range of malicious activities that involve human interactions, which consist of misleading the innocent tactfully to make mistakes, give out user credentials and the confidential personal information. In today’s world, social engineering is …

What are scams

This article was drafted referring to the website of SCAMWATCH, which is run by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), and the significant role of providing information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognize, avoid and report …

How to tell if an e-mail is a scam

Among the e-mails you receive daily in different forms, it is not easy to identify whether it is a genuine or a scam email. The following indicators will help you to recognize the fraudulent e-mails. Incomplete / misspelled words One …

You Decide whether it is a Fake or a Real Weblink/URL!

Significant ways to determine a fake or a fraudulent website Pay Close Attention to the URL Have a look at the URL when you visit a website or before clicking a link and verify whether it is a real website.URLs …

Why can’t I receive or send an e-mail?

Security issues All Internet and Network servers require that users login using their username and password to send and receive e-mail.Verify that you are entering the correct username and password when attempting to send or receive your e-mail. If you …

How to secure your email account?

What is an e-mail? Electronic mail also known as email or e-Mail is a mechanism of exchanging messages from sender to one or more recipients. The first thing you need to send and receive e-mails is an e-mail address. Currently …

Safety on Your Email

Tips to strengthen security on your email It is really difficult to find a person who doesn’t know of Email or electronic mail. Also it is even difficult to find a person who doesn’t have an email account. Let’s talk …

Internet Frauds

Here, it is a small introduction of cyber frauds stated in the previous post. Cyberstalking : Cyberstalking is the use of the Internet, email or other electronic communications to stalk or harass a group of individuals, or an organization, and …

Is Internet good or bad?

Basically internet is a very useful pool of resources. But this blog is not going to talk about facilities or benefits of using internet… From the very beginning I would say that there are both good and bad sides of …

Identify Computer Virus

What is a Computer Virus? A computer virus is a small program that can be spread from one computer to another and can even affect a computer’s operations. Such viruses can modify or destroy any data stored on a computer. …