Category: Tips & Advice

How to prevent a Smurf attack

What is a Smurf attack?   A Smurf attack is a type of denial of service attack in which a system is flooded with spoofed ping messages. This creates high computer network traffic on the victim’s network, overwhelming the target. The intended result is to slow down the target’s system to the point that it ...

Young people are reckless with their online passwords

In the recent period we have witnessed many data breaches, where some of the biggest companies (e.g. Yahoo, Equifax) were compromised. However, what is strange is that even though massive hacker attacks are happening now more than ever, some people (especially younger generations) still have a ‘it won’t happen to me attitude’. This is why ...

Tips for a cyber safe summer

Vacation season is here! Time has come to take rest from work/school and enjoy some free time. You wouldn’t want something like malware bothering you and destroying your fun time, right? In that case, here are some tips to ensure your peace of mind this summer. 1. Fight the Viruses and Malware Install the necessary ...

Tips how to prevent any type of malware coming back to your PC

Most of us have had some kind of a problem with malware in our cyber daily life. We all know how dangerous they can be. But the most annoying thing about malware is that often they come back. Here are some tips on how to protect your PC and prevent different infections from causing you ...

Your PC is infected with malware? Here’s how to clean it

If you are reading these lines most probably you are concerned that you are infected with malware or spyware. True or not true it is always better to check than to assume, so here it is-here is how you can clean an infected PC or at least to check if you are infected or not. ...

Beware of holiday phishing scams

Phishing scams are always trendy but during holiday seasons, when everyone is checking their email for a new hot promo discount or sale offer, their impact is higher than ever. You might think: Come on, everyone can recognize an email scam-but don’t fool yourself. Hackers are learning every day new tricks and tactics. therefore phishing ...

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Free tips how to keep kids safe online

Do you worry how to keep your kids safe online? Do you worry that your kids will receive some harassing messages or become a victim of ever accelerating cyber-criminal? Most probably you do. Internet is very important for kids nowadays. They use it for experiencing new staff, educational purposes and many other great benefits. However, ...