Category: Tips

Welcome to the Tips archives of the Mailfence Blog.

Prevent ransomware attacks

Top 5 Ways To Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware is software developed to scramble infected computer systems, computers, tablets, or smartphones screen content or files so that data become unreadable. Hackers can then claim a ransom to unlock...

How to prevent your computer from becoming a zombie

What Is A Zombie Computer And How To Prevent It?

“Zombie” is the term used when an attacker takes control of your computer without your knowledge. A zombie attack aimed either to steal your sensitive information or to make your...

Hacked email

Steps To Take When Your Email Is Hacked

Think your email account may have been hacked? Most of us use email so often and from so many machines that it might be hacked one day. But don’t panic....

Why use a virtual machine

Virtual Machine: What Is It And Why Use It?

A virtual machine is another practical method to improve your security and privacy by protecting your device (computer, server) from many cyber threats, preventing it from getting compromised. But don’t...

Protect devices travelling

Tips To Protect Your Devices When Travelling

Our smartphones, computers, tablets, and other electronic gadgets are so much a part of our daily lives that it is now inconceivable not to take them with us when travelling...

Protect data when crossing borders

Protect Your Data When Crossing Borders

Anyone who has travelled to the United States will know how seriously border security is taken. In recent years, Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agents have been increasingly searching travellers’...

How to make email secure

7 Tips To Keep Your Email Account Secure

Most people send emails every day. Therefore, protecting your email account is a must. Especially when you know that emails are the favourite way for hackers to access your data....

How to avoid bad password haits

Top 5 Bad Password Habits

Less than 1 second : that’s how long it will take for a fairly savvy hacker to crack the password “qazwsxedc”. So, more than ever, you need to avoid bad password...