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Have you heard of WhatsApp-fraud?

WhatsApp fraud, you think “that won’t happen to me.” Hopefully, you are right. Because the numbers are showing something completely different. In February 2020 Whatsapp counted 2 billion users worldwide. It is no surprise this platform has become a targeted place for fraudsters. Users have become more vulnerable over time because scammers have been using tactics that are becoming more and more ingenious and more effective. WhatsApp fraud is on the rise, causing each victim, on ...

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How to erase your online footprints

Online companies have made it their business to gather as much information about you as possible. What exactly do they know about you and how do you safeguard your online privacy? We will take a closer look at 5 tech giants. Safeguarding your own privacy is constantly balancing between the pros and cons of openness. “We know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We more or less know what you’re thinking about. ” according to Google CEO Eric Schmidt in 2010. The fact t...

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How to recognize online phishing

How do you protect yourself from online scams? It doesn’t have to be tricky. We have 5 tips that will teach you to recognize phishing (fake emails) and malicious websites. The chance that you will be fooled by cyber criminals will be less likely. Promise! 1. Who is the sender? Even when the name looks real, you cannot rely on the name alone. Anyone can adjust it as desired. More interesting is the email address used to send the message. Click or tap on the sender’s name. You will the...

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Tips to safely surf the web

Everyone who surfs the web should be aware of the risks. More and more criminals are using the internet to get to your personal data. Here are 6 tips to prevent cyber attacks. Almost 62% of Americans had to deal with a “Phishing” attempt. For example: you receive an email that appears to be from your bank asking you to click on a link and enter your username and password. However, the email was not from your bank but from criminals, who have conveniently found a way to get your login details. Fo...