Do you ever get emails promoting miraculous weight-loss pills or counterfeit Viagra? These are probably the spam emails that everyone’s heard of and that frequently land in our inboxes. And they are exactly the type of web content Spamhaus fights against.
Happy Easter Holidays! I hope you’re all looking forward to a chocolate-filled few days, and perhaps even a glimpse of the Easter Rabbit.
With billions using the internet daily, it’s important to remember that everyone’s intent online is different, and may not be in line with yours. People may not be who they say they are. So trusting blindly can get you in trouble, and sharing information can also get you in trouble.
Smartphones have changed our lives. We’re now able to shop, bank, text and talk, all while out and about. They have become the ultimate accessory, whether you bling out your phone or keep it simple, both say a lot about you. The same used to be true of wallets, but believe it or not, the smartphone is revolutionizing that too – we are fast approaching the day when wallets could be a thing of the past.
No, we’re not talking about the sport. We’re talking about one of the internet security threats that have been making a lot of rounds lately. Spearphishing scams are a more evolved form of traditional phishing – highly targeted efforts at identity theft.