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What is spear phishing and how to avoid it.

What is spear phishing and how to avoid it.

We have all heard by now of the term phishing and how it works, where a generic email is sent with an encrypted URL or attachment and when it’s clicked “BOOM”… you have been caught. But, over the last few years we have seen a significant rise in spear phishing. Spear phishing is technically the same but with a more direct and targeted approach. The hackers will spend time looking into an individual or a small group of people’s own lives, interests and job role and create an email...

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10 tips for securely working from home

10 tips for securely working from home

10 tips for securely working from home Working from home has now become a requirement for most office workers due to the corona virus pandemic, which has required companies to close their offices to keep their staff isolated. Many companies are also making the decision to maintain this working environment even after the pandemic. Unfortunately those unscrupulous cyber criminals are also taking advantage of this situation and are actively targeting home workers, knowing full well that their...

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How to create multiple profiles on Google Chrome

How to create multiple profiles on Google Chrome

Google Chrome is the most widely used browser in the world, so there is a good chance you are using this as your main browser. What you probably didn’t know is that you can create multiple profiles. It is a good idea to do this if you share your device with other people (kids, family) without the need to create a new Windows user account. Also, the ability to use multiple profiles can come in handy if you use your PC for both work and personal use and need to keep everything separate. This...

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