EXIF Data: Make Sure You Read This Before You Take Next Picture With Your Phone

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If you are someone that loves taking pictures with your phone camera, then you need to know what EXIF data is all about. When you understand what it means that photos are data, then you will have to protect them. Your photo in the hands of an enemy can be used for a different purpose. It can be used for online impersonation, target identification, character deformation, etc. Aside from that, picture shots took with our phones also collect and expose some pieces of metadata that can go against our privacy.

OTP Code Security Mistakes You Should Avoid

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Ignorance about how OTP code (one-time PIN or one-time password) works have cost many their hard-earned money. Many have also lost their WhatsApp or Facebook account to scammers for this same reason. The fact is that despite how secure the entrance to your house is, you will end up being robbed if you give the key to it to every stranger you see. The same thing applies to online security. If you give out the information meant for your online account security to a stranger despite how hard your password is to guess and how secure the platform is; then there is a 100% chance you will be hacked. OTP code is one code that whenever you receive it on your phone, then it shows that whoever that requested for it is at the last stage of breaking into your account. That is why it is a costly mistake to give it out to anyone.

Easy Steps to Spot Fake Credit or Debit Bank Alerts

It is known over time that one skill internet scammers lack is attention to details. Therefore, it is very difficult for you to fall prey to scammers if you are someone that pays attention to details. Thorough observation is the key to identifying fake things in our today's internet world. Because the difference between the original and fake is no longer as obvious as it should be. To identify fake alerts, you must, first of all, get used to the look and feel of the original bank alerts you receive from your bank. Remember, your ignorance is a blessing to scammers. This is why you should try as much you can to up your cybersecurity knowledge game. It is no longer news that scammers can send messages to you like your bank, friends and family. Phone number and SMS spoofing are not new. So, whether it is possible to receive fake alerts shouldn't be part of the discussion now. There are four key places you should pay attention to while trying to spot a fake bank alert.

How to Lock Your SIM Card and Why You Should Lock Your SIM Card Now

Misplacing or losing our mobile device to theft is a very common situation to experience. So, we must make access to data on our device as difficult as possible when lost. Before now, locking our SIM card with a PIN was simply to protect the SIM card. But today, it is no longer the SIM we protect, but we are also protecting our bank account and our online accounts. Our SIM card is now at the helm of our online security. With the advent of text two-factor authentication, USSD banking, and OTP security, a lot of power has been given to our SIM card to the extent that whoever is holding the SIM is automatically assumed to be the owner of any account the number on the SIM is attached to.

How to Install Free VPN on Your Android Phone

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In order to avoid exposing your public IP address to every place on the internet, having a VPN is very important. Without a VPN, it is easy for a bad actor to steal your public IP address and use it for malicious purposes. With your public IP address, a bad actor can exploit vulnerabilities on your network. In this post we will discuss how you can download a secure free open source VPN for your android device.

How to Share Your Online Accounts Without Giving Out Your Password

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The way you share your online accounts with another person on the internet tells whether you are an internet pro or not. Are you among those that give out their login credentials like usernames and password whenever they want to share their online account with someone? Like when you want your friend to use your Netflix subscription, or you want someone to change some settings for you on your personal account? If your answer is yes, then you have been using an insecure method of sharing your account. In order to avoid the stress of changing your password each time you tell it to someone. There is a way you can share your account without giving out your login details.

How to Recover Hacked Facebook Account-Working Guide

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Recovering a hacked Facebook account after the hacker has changed your email and phone number is difficult but very possible. What it will take for you to regain access to your account is just proof of your identity. This you can do by using your personal identity card or your most-used device on Facebook. This post covers the things you can do on your own to recover your hacked Facebook account. Especially when the scammer changed your email, password, and phone number on the account.

URLs- How to Detect Scam and Malicious Link URLs

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URLs (Uniform Resource Locator) also known as Web address are the most common tool used by hackers and internet scammers to deliver weapons to their target victims. If you are confused about what a URL is, here is an example of URLs www.example.com or https://example.com/exampletext. Many people have been hacked through URLs. Scammers use it to deliver phishing attacks and malware to their victims. So if you wish to remain safe in cyberspace, you should learn to be careful with clicking or visiting URLs. One thing many don't know is that just clicking or visiting malicious URLs is enough to give away useful information about your device and browser to the scammer that created the link. Sometimes just loading the web address on your browser gives the scammer charge over your browser and then your device. Most online scamming happens through the use of link URLs. That is why this post is important.

How to Chat Directly With Facebook Support In Minutes

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If you have ever tried to report a hacked account or disabled account issue to Facebook support; you will discover that sometimes it takes an eternity to get a reply. You might be quick to conclude that Facebook has no support team. But the fact is that Facebook does have a support team and even a support phone number +16505434800. But having the speed enough to handle support cases from billion of users is the factor here. In this post, we will discuss how you can chat directly with a Facebook support team to get direct support in minutes.

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