Did you know that just by completing the generic Facebook profile categories you could be putting yourself at risk of identity theft? Did you know that you don’t have to complete every box in your Facebook profile?
There have been reports of Facebook users being robbed while on vacation, as the thieves had access to their home address as well as when the inhabitants would be away, leaving their home vulnerable. Identity thieves are also patrolling Facebook seeking out profiles with personal information which could help them access your bank accounts and unlock your national identity number.
It’s been 3 months since all of the hype and excitement of the launch of the iPhone 5 and we’re wondering whether it’s all it was cracked up to be. The first product to launch after the passing of Steve Jobs, how did the folks at Apple live up to our expectations once the press died down?
Most of you know the online world isn’t exactly the safest place to go to – with all that cyber fauna out there: viruses, computer worms, Trojan horses etc. But you probably don’t know how eaxctly you can get infected. So we’ve made up a list of the most common ways – read it carefully and watch out:
Wow, what a busy season – are you all as exhausted as I am? And we’re only just into December… Have no fear, BullGuard is here to help you with your gift shopping. Over the last few months, I’ve had the team at BullGuard tirelessly research (aka play) with all of the latest tech gadgets, so that I could provide you with the Top Tech Gifts of 2012.
With online shopping expected to almost double over the next few years, it’s vital that you are educated on how to navigate the shops of the world wide web safely. Cybercriminals are ramping up their scams, and while it’s easy to get distracted by the multitude of options and deals it’s even easier to forget about the risks of sharing personal information online.
Windows 8 was released a month ago. And oh, the excitement! Probably the most anticipated operating system release in a while now has created a real frenzy among techies like Winston, who couldn’t wait to get his paws on it and try it out. What about you? Have you tested its cool new features? Has it swept you off your feet?