Volume 02 Issue 07

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 02 Issue 07 - 20th July 2021 What is a cryptocurrency scam? Crypt currencies are complicated, designed with by design censorship and regulatory resistance and very confusing to new users — all of which makes them …

Volume 02 Issue 06

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 02 Issue 06 - 20th June 2021 BITCOIN Bitcoin, often described as a crypto currency, a virtual currency or a digital currency - is a type of money that is completely virtual. It's like an online …

Volume 02 Issue 05

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 02 Issue 05 - 20th May 2021 Identify Computer Virus A computer virus is a small program that can spread from one computer to another and can even affect a computer’s operations. Such viruses can modify …

Volume 02 Issue 04

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 02 Issue 04 - 20th April 2021 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, …

Volume 02 Issue 03

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 02 Issue 03 - 20th March 2021 Safety On Your Email Do you know how to strengthen security on your email? It is really difficult to find a person who doesn’t know of Email or electronic …

Volume 02 Issue 02

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 02 Issue 01 - 20th February 2021 Money Laundering in Cyberspace “Have you ever heard of black money?” Most of you may say ‘Yes!’ And of course that money is called ‘black’ because the sources of earning …

Volume 02 Issue 01

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 02 Issue 01 - 20th January 2021 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 …

Volume 01 Issue 08

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 01 Issue 08 - 20th December 2020 YOU DECIDE WHETHER IT IS A FAKE OR A REAL WEBLINK/URL! How to determine a URL is a fake or real? #1 Pay Close Attention to the URL: Have …

Volume 01 Issue 07

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 01 Issue 07 - 20th November 2020 Receiving OTP (One Time Password) via a Local Private Number One Time Password (OTP) is a service which users provides an extra layer of security. This is mostly used …

Volume 01 Issue 06

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 01 Issue 06 - 20th October 2020 Parental Controls   What are Parental controls? Parental controls are referred to a group of settings which enable parents to control the content their children can see. Plus making …

Volume 01 Issue 05

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 01 Issue 05 - 20th September 2020 Vishing attacks “Vishing attacks have increased significantly with more employees working from home” -News alert- Vishing derives from ‘voice’ plus ‘phishing’. Phishing is a notorious way of cheating people …

Volume 01 Issue 04

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 01 Issue 04 - 20th August 2020 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 …

Volume 01 Issue 03

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 01 Issue 03 - 20th July 2020 Deepfake – A Cyber Security Threat Deepfakes are media that take a person in an existing image or video and replace them with someone else’s likeness using artificial neural …

Volume 01 Issue 02

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 01 Issue 02 - 20th June 2020 Cyber Security Threats in 2020 What would be the next? It is a simple law that when technology becomes more and more advanced the misuse of it and subsequently …

Volume 01 Issue 01

Hithawathi Monthly Bulletin Volume 01 Issue 01 - 20th May 2020 Defense Against COVID-19 Cyber Threats Cybercriminals take advantage of the current COVID-19 outbreak (coronavirus disease) targeting both individuals and enterprises locally and worldwide. A large number of phishing and …