May 17, 2017 - The Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) began an initiative called Privacy Awareness Week, or PAW, with the purpose of educating users about current privacy issues and promoting the importance of keeping their personal information safe. This remains the core of why it exists for more than a decade now.
April 14, 2017 - On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported a wave of hijacked Amazon seller accounts that proceeded to fleece buyers for large sums of money. As reported here, attackers would use credentials harvested from other breaches to take over the account, then either simply redirect funds to their own deposit account or create lots of fake...
February 23, 2017 - Quitting social media entirely can be unrealistic, or at least seriously unfun. So it’s important to take a moment to check out account settings before you start, to make absolutely sure you’re okay with the service’s default settings.
February 14, 2017 - We give some advice on how to steer clear of scams and other bad things on Valentine's Day. Everything from social engineering and bots to revenge porn and money mules are covered.
January 13, 2017 - Selfies! Everybody likes the odd selfie, but are you keeping good security practices in mind when setting up the shot? There are dangers both online and off. We take a look at the latest possible security issue stemming from a quick snap, along with some of the things you should (and shouldn't) be doing when lining up your latest photo.