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DigiCert to stop 3-year SSL certificates

Everyone’s favourite SSL certificate provider DigiCert will no longer issue 3-year SSL/TSL Organization Validated (OV) and Domain Validated (DV) certificates after March 1, 2018. In an email to clients, the certificate authority said additionally...

NICTA to bring in cyber-crime experts

The National Information and Communications Technology Authority (NICTA) will be bringing in cyber-crime experts to train local law enforcement agencies in the country, according to The National (16 June 2017). NICTA CEO Charles Punaha said...

How to Configure Port Forwarding on pfSense Firewall

pfSense is a budget router with enterprise capability and is very customizable. However, it can be a bit tricky for a newbie. Hence, I’m publishing this to help out fellow ICT professionals who wish...

How to Identify a Phishing Email

Phishing sounds like fishing and might sound like fun, but it’s not when you are the fish. The term refers to a technique of baiting unsuspecting victims into divulging their personal information that can...

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iPhone Hack Attack – How to Protect Your PIN Code

The number of accessories available for iPhones are staggering and, what’s more impressive, are the capabilities some of these items can add to it like stealing your ATM PIN code for example. Here is...

Vikings, Viagra and Versace: A Brief History of Spam

Spam has always been a pain in everyone’s butt (except the spammers), but spam does have an interesting story and this video by Pete Davies takes us through the brief history of spam.

ANZ warns customers of scam emails

ANZ Bank in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is warning all its valued clients against scam emails that attempt to phish (fish) a client’s banking details. Phishing, according to Wikipedia, is the: …act of attempting...

Westpac PNG warns against online fraud

Cyber-crime is becoming a concern and now Westpac PNG is warning its client to be wary of fraudulent websites after a site replicating theirs was discovered by authorities. The fraudulent site was discovered by Hong...

Sibunakau on Network Access Control

Network security is an essential component of IT security that is sadly neglected by many organizations. This was revealed by Daltron’s ISP Manager, Kametan Sibunakau, at the 3rd quarter Papua New Guinea Computer Society...

How to identify fake Facebook accounts

Hello, Facebook friends, I am male, straight, often ridiculously good-looking, and this is a real message: she’s not that into you. And by she, I mean one of those hot girls on Facebook who...

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