Are Password Managers Safe To Use?

August 29, 2019

Struggling to remember all of your passwords for each of your different accounts? You should try a password manager, right? With an industry-leader recently falling victim of feared hackers, concern for the safety of these apps rose. But are they safe to use?

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Is FaceApp A Risk To Your Privacy?

August 15, 2019

 

I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all envisioned what we might look like in 40 years’ time, so when influential celebrities such as Drake, Sam Smith and Gordon Ramsay shared a wrinkled glance into their future online, few would have foreseen the digital cybersecurity scare that followed.

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What is an SSL Certificate?

March 27, 2019

 

In need of a quick run-down of everything essential, there is to know about SSL certificates, the key security for online communications? Are they vital for your corporation? Here’s our insight…

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How To Spot A Fake Email

November 6, 2018

 

Did you know that the average lifespan of a phishing site is under 15 hours? Such a small move, followed by such detrimental damage. Email attacks are part of the cyber-crime family and something the majority of us have come across at some point in our virtual lives. Un-solicited emails are conceived from slippery sources who may have purchased your contact details from a third party, prior to the GDPR regulation that was passed earlier in May 2018. These emails appear in all different shapes and sizes; some can be extremely realistic and convincing. Falling into the trap of fake emails is to say the least, a very fatal move.

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What is a VPN?

November 6, 2018

 

When you work with or around IT wizards, you tend to hear a handful of alien-like words every day that can have you completely stumped. Or there may be that occasion once in a blue moon where you need to contact an IT Support staff member to voice a problem that you’re experiencing and ask for help. Often, those technical words that most outside of an IT environment have little or no understanding of, go straight over our heads. Enter HelpDesk Hero. We seize the responsibility of sharing invaluable information that every soul who is yet to be enlightened should know. If you are one of those souls, please continue reading.

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How safe are public WiFis?

September 11, 2018

Long story short, they’re not

Accessible almost everywhere nowadays, public WiFi is so convenient that the consequences are very often overridden, or completely forgotten about. There’s been a time where all of us have succumbed to the desperation of needing to respond to a crucially important email, our only saviour being the public WiFi at Costa Coffee down the road.
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