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Blackmail & Sextortion

Top Holiday Scams & Security Tips To Avoid Them: Blackmail & Sextortion So, you are on vacation and things are moving on with someone you have met & hooked up with. While you are testing the waters or fooling around, they want you to send them some pictures. Then some more, then a few more. […]

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Texts & Sexts

Top Holiday Scams & Security Tips To Avoid Them: Texts & Sexts – you know whats gonna happen to those pics you were asked for. Just don’t be surprised when they are passed around and the rest of the people around the pool are sharing them too within hours. Sexting is perfectly fine if your […]

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Text, Text, Scam, Text…

Social Engineering scams up close and personal – don’t fall victim to this hack. Top Scams & Security Tips To Avoid Them: You’re on vacation, having a few drinks and laughs round the pool with a few folks you’ve just met. Things are going great, a few messages back and forth, a few youtube videos, […]

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The Chat-Up

Top Scams & Security Tips To Avoid Them: Your eyes meet across a crowded bar… The chat starts, “where’re you from”, you friend on Facebook, drinks flow and you get to know each other better. After connecting on Facebook, the hot guy or girl you are chatting to will start to get to know you […]

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I Spy Free WiFi

Top Scams & Security Tips To Avoid Them: We wrote in a previous article, Not all wifi networks are safe to use. As part of out holiday security tips series, we’ll explain why that innocent little “Free WiFi” sign could spell BIG trouble for you. Yeah we all do it, step into a cafe, restaurant […]

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Beware the Selfie-Helper

Top Holiday Scams & Security Tips To Avoid Them: Beware the Selfie-Helper… We’ve all been there, out with friends in a club or bar; we take a few pics and selfies here and there as the night goes on, a few with the bar staff a few with guys / girls at the table next […]

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Always Pack a Batt(ery)

Tech Sec Holiday Tips: Be careful when using USB sockets to charge your phone. In some airports, clubs and bars the public power sockets can be hacked by scammers to extract data from personal devices when you innocently plug them in for a charge. Always try to carry a portable battery with you and charge […]

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Top Ten Holiday Tech Scams & Security Tips To Avoid Them

Top Ten Holiday Scams & Security Tips To Avoid Them: Scam 1:  Don’t Post Your ‘Tick Pics – Excited about receiving the tickets for your festival or your cheeky 1 week all-inclusive holiday in Marbella ? Don’t share pics of those tickets online! Scammers search social media platforms looking for images of plane tickets, gig & […]

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