Friday, September 13th, 2019 by Gina Thompson
Digital safety can be a tricky subject to tackle, especially with kids. We all know how important it is to stay safe online, but when it comes to making a game plan for how to introduce basic digital safety to our kids, many of us may be left scratching our heads on where to start! After all, the subject is a little more complicated than the good old-fashioned “look left-right-left” when crossing the road.
Fortunately, you don’t have to be a digital whiz to help young ones learn how to stay safe on the web. Google’s Be Internet Awesome program gives you access to a range of resources that will help teach the kids how to use the internet safely. If you’ve got young ones who are ready to start exploring the internet, this program is the perfect way to get started!
Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 by Gina Thompson
Over the years, there’s been a significant increase in the number of emails impersonating Internode, which may contain fraudulent links or attachments. These types of scam emails usually attempt to steal your Internode account information or credit card details, which is known as “phishing”.
Here’s some info to help you avoid being hooked by these phishing scams.
If you receive a suspicious email
Monday, January 8th, 2018 by Gina Thompson
It goes without saying that there are more than a few sharks you can come across when surfing the web. Digital safety is a growing concern and it’s important to stay in the loop about the risks you may come across when using the ’net.
You may have seen our previous blog with tips on how to keep one eye open for the scammers. Now it’s time to talk about a different kind of scam which utilises a kind of software known as Remote Access.
To keep you in the know, we’ve put together all you need to know about what Remote Access is, how it’s being used in scams, and what to do if you suspect you’ve been targeted.