• Nov 29, 2018
  • Summer Hirst
  • General Privacy and Security, Online Activity, Tutorials,

What is Phishing and How Do I Prevent It?

Ever got an email from a Nigerian prince who’s got billions in inheritance but he needs your help to get his money back? Yep, that’s a phishing scam. Phishing is a cybercrime that works by manipulating the psychology of the victim instead of depending on any highly technical tools and coding. Thanks to the simplicity … Continue reading “What is Phishing and How Do I Prevent It?”

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  • Aug 29, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • BitTorrent, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Is this the key to foiling phishing attacks? Spoiler alert: probably

As readers of this blog know, VPNs are a great way to protect your privacy and security. But they address only some of the online threats we all face every day. Another important class of problems are caused by attacks that lead to accounts being taken over, identities being appropriated, data theft and financial losses. … Continue reading “Is this the key to foiling phishing attacks? Spoiler alert: probably”

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