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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...

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....

what is vishing

Social Engineering: What is Vishing?

Vishing is a combination of “voice” and “phishing”. It refers to phishing scams done over the phone. Individuals are tricked into revealing critical financial or personal information during seemingly trustworthy...

Social engineering quid pro quo attack

Social engineering: Quid Pro Quo attacks

Quid pro quo is a kind of social engineering attack where a hacker promises a profit in exchange for information that can later be used to steal money, data, or...

Tailgating definition

Social Engineering: What is Tailgating?

What is tailgating? Tailgating is a physical Social Engineering attack where someone seeks entry to a restricted area where they are not allowed to be. A definition of tailgating in...

Plus addressing to track spammers

Plus addressing (or sub-addressing) allow you to use different versions of your email address. A great thing is to use plus addressing to track spammers. Use it whenever you want...

Security advisory

Security advisory regarding Yahoo hack

Yahoo recently confirmed a massive breach of over 500 million email accounts, including both credentials and security questions. At Mailfence – a secure and private email service, the security team...