Online security

Another site of mine got hacked

This time one of my sites that makes me money got hacked. It is a pretty large site with hundreds of products. Gets only natural traffic. Yesterday I went to…

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Phishing

I don’t know if it is me or the general trend I seem to get loads of spam in my inbox and in my spam box.  It looks like it…

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Virus on your PC

Recently one of my customers site was spiking in traffic and blowing the bandwidth. The first day I increased the bandwidth. But it blew it the next day. Seemed a…

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How to Avoid Online Crime

Hi-tech criminals are racking up more than 100 attacks a second on the world’s computers, a survey suggests. The wave of attacks was driven by a steep rise in malicious…

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Secure Passwords

How secure are your online passwords? Not at all. Last week gawker- an online gossip site got hacked & 1.3 millions user accounts was compromised. Their passwords were published online!…

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Why I use FireFox Browser

I came across this article in the tech section of BBC website. I know people who use only IE for browsing. Have tried to educate my clients over the years…

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Password Managers

I wanted to write about password managers after reading about IE vulnerability. The news item on TV said – if you click a link in the email you receive or…

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Free Vacation Scams

They almost got me today on the phone! This is how it goes. Ma’ am you have been selected with four others for a free vacation in Florida. (of course…

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Malware sites

Yesterday I was searching the net for a Rotary Club logo. I need it for a project I am doing at present. There a few sites that had good images.…

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Scam awareness week

This week is scam awareness week. According to statistics New Zealand loses up to $450 million in scams every year. Online scams are a large portion of that. Demography wise…

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