Category: Security

10 Tips on How to Avoid Junk Emails

These are a few of my tips on avoiding junk emails. The first thing you have to know is that you are responsible for your own information. That means that you must safeguard your...

BSP issues security alert

BankSouth Pacific (BSP) has issued an alert to all its clients that hoax emails supposedly from the bank are being circulated requesting confidential client information. Clients who receive emails with links are urged to: Ignore...

Password Protect Your Microsoft Word documents

Here is a simple tip to protect your data by locking your word documents. The screen shots below are from Microsoft Office 2007. However, you can also apply this to other versions as well....

Stop Friends From Tagging You on Facebook

Some of my friends on Facebook don’t like to be tagged in photos for various reasons. Every time they get tagged, they go and manually remove the tags. Unfortunately, this can be time consuming and laborious....

Download your personal information on Facebook

Facebook recently introduced a service where all your personal information can be archived into a ZIP file and downloaded. This will include all your pictures, videos, wall posts, messages and friends list. The idea came...

How to Spot Scam Text Messages (SMS)

My mother just received an text message (SMS) telling that she had won US$3, 000, 000. All excited, she called me and told me about it. I asked her to forward the message to...

Remotely Locking your Mobile Device using F-Secure

Mobile phones are the target of many pickpockets today. It is small and easy to sell. Many of us who have had our phones or mobile devices stolen one time or another understand the...

5 Ways to Get that Annoying Caller to Stop

If you have been getting that annoying caller calling early in the mornings or late at nights and want it to stop, here are a few of things you can do. Install software on...

4 ways to bypass network restrictions

Theoretically, web browsers should be able to access any website in anywhere in the world. However, many offices (and governments) are now imposing limitations and restrictions. Many offices block out social networking sites during...

3 Things to Consider When Choosing Antivirus Software

Things to consider when choosing antivirus software Many people have their own ideas when it comes to antivirus software. I have my own too. This has led to the question many people have asked...

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