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World Cup 2010 – be aware of the scams!

>Our close friends at Sophos – the IT security experts sent us this link to important information regarding scams that appear around World Cup 2010 time that you or someone you know may be exposed to. People who usually have little or no interest in soccer may turn into soccer fiends when the world Cup … Continue reading

Do you need to know your internet IP address?

>There are a number of reasons why you might need to find your internet IP address and it only takes a few seconds to do. Go to: http://www.whatsmyip.org/ and when you arrive on the site your IP address will be prominently displayed on the top of the page. Simple as that.

5 tips to help keep your passwords secret

>Treat your passwords with as much care as you treat the information that they protect. Use strong passwords to log on to your computer and to any site where you enter your credit card number, or any financial or personal information—including social networking sites. 1. Never provide your password over e-mail or in response to … Continue reading

How strong is YOUR password?

>Test your password with a password checker Are you wondering if the password you created is good enough? A password checker evaluates your password’s strength automatically. Click on the following link if you want to check your password’s strength: https://www.microsoft.com/protect/fraud/passwords/checker.aspx?WT.mc_id=Site_Link

How to Create Strong Passwords

>Strong passwords are an important protection to help you protect your data. Keys to password strength: length and complexity An ideal password is long and has letters, punctuation, symbols, and numbers. • Whenever possible, use at least 8 characters or more. • The greater the variety of characters in your password, the better. • Use … Continue reading