New Best Practices For Passwords

New Best Practices for Passwords

Creating a hard to crack password has been similar to creating a witchcraft spell – upper and lower case letters, numbers, special characters, with the eye of a newt thrown in for good measure (does anybody know what a newt…

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Passphrases

Passphrases

Background Passwords are something you use almost every day, from accessing your email or banking online to purchasing goods or accessing your smartphone. However, passwords are also one of your weakest points; if someone learns or guesses your password they…

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Beware Of QuickBooks Phishing Scam

Beware of QuickBooks Phishing Scam

If you're a QuickBooks user, you may see an email with the subject line, "QuickBooks Support: Change Request". This is yet another attempt by cybercriminals to trick you into clicking on a link or opening an attachment that downloads malicious…

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Social Engineering: It Could Happen To You

Social Engineering: It Could Happen to You

You get a phone call from someone from “Microsoft Technical Support”, telling you they have determined your computer has been infected with a virus and that they want to help you secure it. They then ask for remote access to…

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Using Facebook Messenger? Read This!

Using Facebook Messenger? Read This!

Repeat after me: Think before you click. By now, we should all be aware that malicious files lurk in email attachments and links - and more recently, in image files. Now the bad guys have expanded their exploits to Facebook…

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Secure Disposal Of Mobile Devices

Secure Disposal of Mobile Devices

In this age of ever-changing technology, advances to mobile devices are occurring rapidly and devices soon become outdated. As you upgrade to the latest technology, it is important to be aware of how to properly dispose of mobile devices, including…

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