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How to check if you were affected by the eBay data breach

The eBay Security breach announced by the company today is potentially the biggest security breach of all time. Yet again sloppy security standards on the part of a major consumer internet company has allowed cybercriminals to gain access to up … Continue reading

Improve your browser’s security and privacy in 5 steps

No matter which source for statistics you take, all agree that the most used browsers are Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.   There have been many studies and tests done to find out which is the most secure of them. However, … Continue reading

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