Category: Tutorials

  • What Is the ‘the Cloud’ and Is My Data Safe There?

    What Is the ‘the Cloud’ and Is My Data Safe There?

    If you have a device that was made in the last five years, you no doubt get constant pings about ‘the cloud.’ Tech companies are eager to have you transfer your data and documents into their cloud storage. If you haven’t made the switch, this move is understandably daunting. ‘The cloud’ doesn’t exactly sound like…

  • How to Protect Your Bitcoin From Getting Hacked

    How to Protect Your Bitcoin From Getting Hacked

    Love it or hate it, Bitcoin won’t go away. While it’s risky enough to put your money in such a volatile market, many people also worry about the security of their Bitcoin. This article will help give you the tools to protect your investment. Bitcoin Is Fairly Secure, But the Places You Keep It Might…

  • How to Hide Social Media Posts

    How to Hide Social Media Posts

    When you post to social media, your post doesn’t need to be around forever. If you want to hide a post so that it still exists, but it isn’t publically available, most sites make it possible to do so. Each social media app or site has different ways of hiding posts, so learning how to…

  • How to Spot Fake News And Protect Yourself From It

    How to Spot Fake News And Protect Yourself From It

    If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that misinformation has run rampant on the internet. And it’s becoming more than just an inconvenience. It’s becoming a cyber-security issue. Why Fake News and Misinformation Is Becoming a Bigger Risk If you’ve tuned into the news this year, you’ve no doubt heard of the twisted conspiracy theory…

  • How to Delete Email Accounts

    How to Delete Email Accounts

    Emails are still an important part of the modern internet, despite being popular since the 90s. Most users have old email accounts they’ve forgotten about, but these accounts are a huge security risk. Old email addresses can give hackers access to other old accounts containing personal information. So what should you do? Below is a…

  • How to Spot a Craigslist Scam From a Mile Away

    How to Spot a Craigslist Scam From a Mile Away

    Craigslist is a wonderful place to find a deal. It’s also a great place to get swindled. Founded in 1995, Craigslist scammers have had decades to evolve. You should prepare yourself as best you can before you make any transactions through the website. How to Avoid Getting Caught in a Craiglist Scam Getting caught in a…

  • How to Detect Spyware and Protect Yourself Against It

    How to Detect Spyware and Protect Yourself Against It

    Spyware is a word most of us have been hearing for years, but don’t exactly know much about. Between malware, ransomware, and adware, it’s easy to get flustered and group all of these ‘wares’ together. While they all have negative effects on your devices and online experiences, spyware is especially devious. What Is Spyware? Spyware…

  • How to Manage Your Privacy Settings for Social Media

    How to Manage Your Privacy Settings for Social Media

    Your online privacy settings are often ignored and forgotten, but they can be important to hide certain personal information you don’t want everyone to see. Companies are constantly buying your information from social media services. Hackers and cybercriminals can use your personal information to target you or a friend. Below is a guide for managing…

  • What to Do If Someone Is Blackmailing You for Watching Porn

    What to Do If Someone Is Blackmailing You for Watching Porn

    Blackmail scams are becoming a norm for cybercriminals. Depending on how long you’ve had your current email address, you may receive multiple scam emails like these every day. In most cases, these emails are blocked by your email provider’s spam filter. However, targeted blackmail scams are different and might be personalized, including your real name…

  • How to Identify Scam Emails

    How to Identify Scam Emails

    Emails have existed since the 70s but are still a staple of online work. People have been using emails to scam people since they became commercially available in the 90s. With scams continuing into the modern-day, do you know how to identify scam emails? Below are the signs you need to look out for to…

  • Victim of Amazon Brushing Scam? Here’s What to Do

    Victim of Amazon Brushing Scam? Here’s What to Do

    Amazon is the United State’s largest online shopping location with thousands of different items and services. Amazon has become the target of various scams over the years. One of the most insidious scams is known as the Amazon Brushing Scam. How can you learn to recognize this scam, and what should you do if you…

  • How to Check if You’ve Been Hacked

    How to Check if You’ve Been Hacked

    Everything from social media accounts to email addresses can be attacked anytime. Old accounts can put your new accounts at risk, so how can you tell if your accounts or passwords have been hacked? 7 Telltale Signs You’ve Been Hacked In the age of digital connectivity, ensuring the security of our personal and professional data…

  • How to Secure your Apple Account

    How to Secure your Apple Account

    Your Apple account, or Apple ID, is essential when accessing Apple’s various devices and services. With so many devices relying on an Apple Account, how can you be sure your account is safe? Below are the steps you need to take to protect yourself from hackers and scammers. How to Secure your Apple AccountWatch this…

  • How to Secure your Yahoo Account

    How to Secure your Yahoo Account

    Yahoo is one of the oldest services still active on the modern internet. Many people still use Yahoo for its familiarity and stability including its email service, but can you be sure your account is safe? Below are the steps you need to take to keep your Yahoo account safe from scammers and hackers. Turn…

  • How to Secure Your Microsoft Outlook and Office 365 Account

    How to Secure Your Microsoft Outlook and Office 365 Account

    Microsoft’s Outlook is an important online resource for many. Your Outlook Account is connected with Office 365, as well as services like OneDrive and email. With so much riding on Outlook, you must keep your account safe from hackers and scammers. Follow our guide below for how to keep your account safe. Turn on Outlook…