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How to enable two-factor authentication for Tumblr

More and more social media websites and not only are enabling two-factor authentication in order to secure their users better. Following all other major portals, now also Tumblr allows users to enable it.     Here is how to activate … Continue reading

Continuous attacks on routers and connected devices

In the last few months we have been flooded with reports about vulnerability and exploits on Internet connected devices such as routers, house automation devices (light switches), Point of Sale (POS) devices. Let’s briefly review what has happened in this time: … Continue reading

Security tips to stay safe on Valentine’s Day

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and many users, especially men, will be tempted to do some quick shopping or profile checking. Here are a few tips to stay safe when you are in a hurry to shop, chat or research: 1. If … Continue reading

Did you know you can opt-out from Google’s targeted ads and tracking?

Google is generating most of its revenue with Advertisements. On the settings page it says: Ads enable free web services and content. This might be true, but sometimes the ads are just annoying. Here is what you can change in the … Continue reading

February 11. is the “Safer Internet Day”

Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Safer Internet Day 2014 is … Continue reading

What to do to stop phone and mail advertisements

The Christmas presents frenzy is starting during this time of year all over the world. Most of the shops are making the equivalent of their year to date revenue in these weeks before Christmas. So, it makes sense for them … Continue reading

5 tips to keep your mobile devices safe while using 3/4G and LTE

Having tablets and smartphones dominating the market has been the main motivation for IT companies to boost the 3/4G  and LTE technologies. This will significantly improve user connectivity but also will raise the risks levels in terms of security. These new … Continue reading

10 tips to improve your mobile device’s security

We wrote here how you can improve the security of a new computer in 10 easy steps. Considering the fact that mobile devices have been selling much better than the workstations, it is important to know that the same strategy … Continue reading

October is European Cyber Security Month

October 2013 was declared the European Cyber Security Month. On the website http://cybersecuritymonth.eu/ you can see the 27 European countries that will engage in cyber security activities meant to raise awareness. ECSM has also an Events Calendar which contains the most important events for … Continue reading

Improve your security #17 : How to secure a new computer in 10 steps

Did you just buy a computer and wonder how can you make it secure? Here are some steps which you can follow to make this computer really yours. Really yours means that you can start using it and storing personal … Continue reading