socsec-friends

Friend or Foe

Friends can be worse than enemies.  Do you have a friend who is always on their phone, tweeting this, insta that, whatsapp groups with mutual friends, facebooking selfies, IM’ing pics of the bar you’re in, pinning the next bar or foursquaring the pre-drinks at YOUR apartment. All these are nearly excusable, except they are also […]

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Basic Instagram Security Tips

New to Instagram ? Here are a few basic tips you can use right now to secure your Instagram account: Pick a strong password. Use a combination of at least six numbers, letters and punctuation marks (like ! and &). It should be different from other passwords you use elsewhere on the internet. Change your […]

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Tip – Don’t Let Free Wifi Cost You

Free Wifi – Too Good To Be True ? Yes we all like a deal don’t we – especially when we travel. But always be wary of free wifi hotspots, but probably not for the reasons you might think… When talking security and free internet access – most experts will rightly warn you away from […]

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TicketWeb Customer Database Hacked

Customers of UK ticketing agency TicketWeb, a subsidiary of TicketMaster, received phishing emails from the company over the weekend after its direct email marketing system was hacked. Users received an email that told them their current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader was out of date, and asked them to upgrade to the 2012 version. Within […]

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