Scam Of The Week: Illegal Game Of Thrones Download Phishing Attack

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There is a current email phishing scam going on where you get an official-looking email forwarded by your ISP, which states you have violated HBO copyrights and illegally downloaded Game of Thrones. The email has a link to a website where they say you can pay the fine. Don’t fall for it. The message was sent by cybercriminals and they … Read More

Dropbox Is Ending Support for Windows XP

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Starting on August 29, 2016, Dropbox’s desktop application will no longer support Windows XP. This is not surprising, given that Microsoft ended all support for Windows XP back in April 2014. People using the Dropbox desktop application on Windows XP computers will be automatically signed out of their Dropbox accounts on August 29. Although they will not be able to … Read More

3 Security Issues to Consider When Using Public Wi-Fi

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Public Wi-Fi is almost everywhere nowadays. Coffee shops, libraries and even airports have installed hotspots to feed the growing demand for ubiquitous Wi-Fi. While convenient to use, there are hidden security risks you should know about. 1. Packet Sniffing Remember, the Wi-Fi you’re connecting to is shared with others which substantially increases your risk of becoming a victim. Shared connections … Read More