PSafe Blog – 3.13.22 (3.11.22)
For 20 million people, the temptation proved too hard to resist. For a full minute, a simple QR code ping-ponged back and forth on their television screens during a break in the action at the Super Bowl. Cryptocurrency company Coinbase reportedly paid 14 million dollars for that ad – but clearly, they got their money’s worth: 20 million people were redirected via QR code to their landing page, specially designed for the ad.
Source: Careful With That QR Code! Five Steps For QR Code Safety – PSafe Blog
PSafe Blog – 10.5.20 (9.30.20)
The continued fallout from coronavirus in online environments has begun to trend upward in an environment that poses serious risks to both hosts and users: online schooling. Schools, parents, and students need to take care, and take steps to protect themselves.
Source: As Schools Go Online, Cyberattacks Are On The Rise – PSafe Blog
PSafe Blog – 3.27.20
Email is one of the leading forms of digital communication and anyone can create a personal account for free. Also, email is the primary form of access used by websites and apps on the internet. Social networks like Facebook and Instagram, shopping sites, and even Google Play, all request email to create logins and register their users. And because of this reason, it’s become so popular among people and also among hackers to target.
Full Post: How to Tell If My Email Has Been Hacked
PSafe Blog – 4.27.19 (4.23.19)
Have you ever wondered why so many apps contain advertisements? Though approximately 95% of the apps in the Google Play store are free to the user many developers make their money through revenue generated by in-app advertisements instead of charging a fee for the app itself.
Read more: Why Do Apps Have Advertisements?
PSafe Blog – 3.6.19 (3.4.19)
As the April 15 deadline for the 2019 tax season gets closer, the IRS is cautioning taxpayers to expect a surge in identity theft cases and tax fraud. Find out what tactics cybercriminals are using to attempt to steal your refund check and drain your bank account.
Read more: Getting Ready for Tax Season? Beware of a Spike in Fraud