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How Did A Scam Email Know My Real Password?

Did you receive one of your passwords as the subject line of an email in your junk mailbox and freaked out about it? Me too! And here’s my story: Yesterday I was checking my junk mailbox as usual because sometimes you do receive important emails in there. I noticed one of my old real passwords was the subject line on one of the emails. It was shocking and surprising to me. I didn’t know who these people were or how they managed to get my password. I opened the email…

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If my business’ data gets hacked, am I liable?

Running a business in the digital era has introduced new tools, technology and marketing strategies that were not even possible 50 or 100 years ago. One of the basic requirements for today’s businesses is to have an online presence. That could be a page on social media platforms, a website or just some contact information on digital directories. Your online presence is key to reach more clients and grow your business. Your clients might contact you in many ways; create an account on your website, send you messages on social…

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CEO Fraud

What is CEO Fraud? CEO Fraud is a type of phishing in which the attackers impersonate the boss of a company and trick employees into wiring funds to them. CEO Fraud is usually achieved through one of these common four scenarios: 1- Someone impersonates the boss asking an employee to make a monetary transfer into a fraudster’s account. 2- Someone impersonates the IT services department of a bank saying they want to make a test transfer. 3- Someone claims to be a supplier that has changed their bank account details…

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Phishing Emails

What is a phishing email? A phishing email is an attempt to obtain sensitive and personal information from the email’s recipients, such as passwords and credit card details, or to deceive them into sending money to a fake bank account under false pretences. This is how it happens: You receive an email from what appears to be a familiar or trustworthy source like a known organisation in your area or a colleague asking you to make an action either by clicking a link, visiting a website, filling in your personal…

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Security White Paper 

SSL Certificate White Paper – What are they and why you need one

  SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the mainstay of secure Internet, websites and email. It protects sensitive information as it travels across the world’s computer networks. Applying an SSL is good security practice but it also builds trust in your company with your customers.   In this free document you will discover: The different types of SSL Certificates Why you would use SSL Certificates? Advantages of SSL Disadvantages of SSL How to get an SSL   Fill out the form to the right to get instant access to the SSL…

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Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware Attacks What is Ransomware? Ransomware attack is a kind of cyber-attack that involves hackers encrypting your personal data and blocking access to it until a ransom is paid. To access your system, cyber criminals will need you to download a type of malicious software onto a device within the network. This is often done by getting a victim to click on a link or download a file by mistake, normally through an email or direct download from a website. As soon as the software is on a victim’s computer…

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