We’ve all got that friend on Facebook who shares too much. And maybe you’ve heard of a friend of a friend that got fired for a Facebook post – well it’s true. You can get fired for what you put on your social media profiles.
With all the hacks we’ve been hearing about lately, the need for stronger and unique passwords has become more stringent than ever. Good thing researchers are constantly seeking new ways to enhance the safety and ease of use of online authentication systems. It is possible that in a not so distant future we may even be able to authenticate using pass thoughts instead of passwords.
1. a friend of yours that has your contact details in their address book got their email account hacked
2. you registered with your email address to a so-called free service that was actually meant to trick you into giving away your precious contact details
You heard a lot about malware or phishing sites that pose great danger to your personal and internet security. BullGuard’s Safe Browsing tool keeps an eye on your online activity and warns you immediately if you are about to access links crafted by cybercrooks or websites that deliver malware code or host phishing attempts.
The 1st of April is a day marked by good humored pranks, but the internet has changed that. April Fools’ pranks are all well and good when done by your mates, but when you get pranked by a cybercriminal, your internet security gets breached into.