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Archive: Dec 2011

Prevent and report phishing scam emails

A lot of people have been talking about phishing recently, what is it and how can we prevent it? You may have heard of phishing, it’s a leading cause of the online identity theft. But what is phishing? It’s a type of scam that involves individuals using Emails designed to look like they came from a...

Shop safely online

It’s important to know how to shop safely online. Online shopping is a great resource, allowing you to order products from the comfort of your home or office and have them shipped directly to you. Online retailers frequently need your personal information, such as home address, phone number and...

Manage your online reputation

As the web technologies advance, it’s getting increasingly important to know how to find and control what’s posted about you online. One easy way to find out what information is posted about you online is to search for your name in a search engine. When you see results come up for your name, you...

Secure online sharing

Sharing online information with others has definitely become an inalienable part of the Internet users’ routine. Because the Internet connects people so quickly and storage is often free, it’s ideal for sharing Email, photos and blog posts with family and friends. Online sharing allows you to take a...

Keep password safe

Many people have questions about how to practice password safety. So, how do you keep passwords safe online? Lots of online services ask you to register yourself by creating a username and password. Keeping these passwords safe is important to your online safety. The first step to keep these passwords safe...

Be safe online

The Internet provides countless opportunities to do things like find information through web-surfing and online searches, share information with others and even shop. With more and more information coming online everyday, understanding how to be safe online is becoming increasingly important. Now, while you...