As we turn over a new leaf, and anticipate new beginnings, it’s time to look at the top 10 security blog posts of 2015 in retrospect.
#1. 6 Easy Steps to Tighten your Gmail Security!
The post talks about some really easy steps that users must take to ensure that their Gmail account is secured and hack-proof. These steps are being explained with the help of screenshots of Gmail.
#2. LinkedIn Phishing Email Scam Alert!
In Jan 2015, we came across a phishing campaign that was designed specifically to target users of the popular business-oriented social media website LinkedIN. This posts talks about the campaign, and what should users do to stay away from such and other online scams.
#3. Data Privacy Day – Tips to Protect Your Data and Privacy
This post was published on Jan 28, 2015 – annually observed as Data Privacy Day. Based on this theme, we shared 22 tips to help users protect their data and privacy on the Internet.
#4. Alert: Ransomware Infections on the Rise
This was a detailed post on the rise of ransomware infections. Ransomware is a nasty malware that either locks your computer or hijacks your data, and then demands for a ransom to get things back to normal. The malware is not only rated as a severely critical threat to individual users but to businesses as well.
#5. 10 Cyber Safety Tips Every Internet User Must Know
This post presented a visual slideshow on 10 security tips that every Internet user must know about, to ensure that their machine and data stays protected and unharmed.
#6. Top 7 Mobile Banking Security Tips
It is only fair that we talk about security tips that concern mobile users – which, in fact, we all are. In this post, we outlined the top 7 security tips that are essential for users who frequently shop or bank on their mobile device.
#7. 7 Deadly Internet Security Mistakes
While our primary intention remains to help our readers and users to stay one step ahead of cyber crooks, we also believe that we can only learn from our mistakes. Keeping this in mind, we wrote a post that highlighted some of the most common mistakes most users commit with respect to their online security.
#8. 4 Easy Steps to Get Rid of Unwanted Toolbars
One of the most annoying experiences that any Internet user can have is when they have to deal with pesky toolbars. This post listed some really easy steps to help users get rid of unwanted toolbars from their Internet browser.
#9. 8 Security Tips to Avoid Falling Prey to SIM Swap Frauds
SIM Swap frauds is a relatively new breed of online scam that is on the rise and has affected many. Through this post, we helped our readers understand what the scam is all about, how it works, and precautionary steps people must take against it.
#10. 7 Simple Tips to Take Care of your New Android Phone
Buying a new phone is always an exciting and gleeful experience. So, we thought of sharing some tips that can help our readers take good care of their phone. If you fancy funny GIFs, then this is something that you will enjoy reading.
“Let us, yet again, embrace the new year with all its glory, opportunities, and prosperity.”
Wishing you all a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2016.