Category Archives: Safety

How public is your private information on social media?

Identity theft is a form of stealing someone’s identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person’s identity, usually as a method to gain access to resources or obtain credit and other benefits in that person’s … Continue reading

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How to spot a phishing scam in suspicious emails

Having just watched an excellent screencast on how to spot a phishing scam created by Nik Peachey, I wanted to share his excellent tips. Phishing is the act of attempting to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and … Continue reading

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Staying safe online: some useful tips to consider

Safety We are all using the web more than ever before and saving information including digital photos and videos on our laptops, tablets and PCs; shopping online and sharing information via the social networks we have joined. Something we need … Continue reading

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