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Learn why you should only visit HTTPS sites

Posted on Wednesday July 21, 2021  |  https, cybersecurity, safe browsing, web and cloud, website security, cybersecurity tips, web and cloud security

Everyone uses the internet daily for a variety of reasons: to work, shop, or communicate with other people. Browsing the internet has become so commonplace that we often forget to check whether the websites we visit are safe. Let this serve as a reminder: a website can be deemed safe if the website’s URL has an “S” after the “HTTP.” Learn why that “S” matters.


Why does HTTPS matter?

Posted on Wednesday June 17, 2020  |  cybersecurity, safe browsing, browsing, website security

Almost everyone in the world browses the internet every day. People look up information, shop, chat with friends, or just pass the time by surfing the web. Internet browsing has become second nature to us that we often forget one thing: checking our address bar for an 'S' after the 'HTTP' prefix.


How to tighten up Android security

Posted on Wednesday May 09, 2018  |  safe browsing, remote wipe, multi factor authentication, mobile device, lock screen, find my device, app permissions, android

Critical Android security issues have become somewhat of the norm in recent months. Hackers are developing a record number of cyberattacks that could compromise your mobile operating system and they're having more success than ever before. But there are some things you can do to tighten up your Android security, and most of the features you need are already built in!


Google adds anti-phishing features on Gmail

Posted on Monday June 19, 2017  |  security, safe browsing, phishing, machine learning, google, gmail, external reply warnings, click time warning, anti phishing

Cybercriminals have been relentless throughout 2017. In the past couple of months, hackers discovered new malware strains and software vulnerabilities that have overwhelmed thousands of businesses worldwide. But despite these new attacks, hackers still have an old, yet effective trick up their sleeves: phishing scams. To this day, sending fraudulent emails to steal sensitive information or spread a virus is still being used by the most advanced hackers. Luckily Google rolled out some new security features for Gmail users.


New phishing protection for Gmail on Android

Posted on Thursday May 18, 2017  |  security, safe browsing, phishing, mobile security, google docs, gmail, anti phishing, android

One of the most common ways hackers infiltrate networks is by using phishing scams -- fraudulent emails to trick unwitting users into giving away login credentials or downloading malware. Although this is the oldest trick in a hacker's arsenal, it's still an incredibly effective attack method. To blunt the potency of these scams, Google released an anti-phishing feature for Gmail apps on Android devices. Read on below to find out how it works.


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