Ransomware – Prevention and recovery

  Want to know how to prevent a ransomware attack or if you have been unlucky and already been infected how it might be possible to decrypt your computer? https://www.nomoreransom.org/ (click No for prevention advice and Yes for recovery options) If you would like help and advice on how to backup properly, check your software […]

Facebook & social media personal information security

Make sure you don’t give away too much personal information in your public Facebook and other social media profiles. This can lead to accounts being scammed more easily and security question information being given away to strangers. thatsnonsense – social media privacy

IoT smart toys

Before buying your child a smart toy, do your research and find out about the toy’s internet and device security measures, find out where user data is stored and then carefully read disclosures and privacy policies. Info Security – IoT Toys

Facebook users pwnd by phone with account recovery vulnerability

It’s not just Facebook you should check. You need to make sure that all of your online accounts have current phone numbers and email addresses associated with them as recovering access after forgetting a password can prove impossible if this information is not up-to-date! The Register – Facebook users pwnd

Don’t fall for this WhatsApp scam

Watch out for fake WhatsApp emails & texts telling you that your trial has ended and you have to subscribe to continue using it. Read more about it here Action Fraud – WhatsApp scam