From a credit card terminal to your mailbox and trashcan, criminals have stolen personal data for decades and are constantly on the lookout for new ways to get another person’s information. With its rise and popularity, the internet has become yet another avenue for thieves to gain access to confidential material. Whether through emails or fraudulent websites, personal information, and even whole identities, is compromised every day, commonly this form of crime is known as online identity theft. While the internet remains a relatively safe place, it’s a fact that cybercriminals are doing their best to ruin the experience for anyone and everyone.
This is a guest post by Jane Andrew.
Email spying or email phishing has become a head-ache for a multitude of people. Email phishing is basically when someone wants to fool you or trick you into giving them some personal information that might be of their use, and know that there isn’t even the remotest of possibilities that you would have given it out randomly. For this purpose the scammers send fake emails, which look genuine on face value; and this practice has become one of the biggest online threats nowadays. [Read more...]
This is a guest post by Ada Ivanova.
Web forms are everywhere – they can be used for contact forms, product order forms, donation forms and what not. Web forms are powerful and unfortunately this power is easily abused. If you don’t want to irritate your users with your Web forms, here are some very basic tips to keep in mind. [Read more...]
This is a guest post by Sharon Shapiro from Cloud Sherpas.
One of the major advantages that comes along with moving your business to the cloud with Google Apps is that you automatically enhance your ability to promote collaboration.
Google Apps for Business comes standard with a slew of features geared toward promoting communication and collaboration among employees. Applications like Google Docs, Google Sites and Google Groups are designed to make working together simple and more effective than ever. But these applications are much less useful if your company isn’t utilizing them properly or taking full advantage of them. [Read more...]