Posts Tagged 'email and web security'

Everyone’s heard of spam as it pertains to emails. Spam isn’t necessarily a malicious message designed to trick you into revealing your credit card number or PayPal login information. But spam is an unsolicited message, sometimes referred to as junk mail. Spam can be very annoying and relentless in nature, often attempting to convince you […]

Let’s start by refreshing all that we discovered in my previous blog, where I was telling Reena about harmful malware and the necessity to install a comprehensive security solution. A computer virus is a code that is designed to enter a computer and affect its functioning. It’s a program that can replicates itself, causing the […]

If you are working in law enforcement, having a network of informants is both a blessing and a curse. A blessing, because they can provide you with information, tips, and clues that you would otherwise miss. A curse, because they may not be the most trustworthy individuals or may see only part of the picture. […]

“My security software tells me that the antivirus solution is about to expire. My son says we need not renew it if we are careful about our online activities. Or he can download a free antivirus. What do you think?” That’s Reena for you (if you are still not acquainted with her), she is the […]

We recently had a credit card fraud situation in our house. Not only was it very concerning but very time consuming. It literally took hours: cancelling payments and then re-establishing them again with the gym, the schools and array of transport cards. And the worst thing – having to wait until the new cards arrived […]