How to Whitelist an Email Sender in Gmail

Have you ever had a situation where an important email you’re expecting never made it to your Inbox? Instead, Gmail incorrectly classified that legitimate email as spam & moved into the spam folder. This can particularly be a problem with newsletters that you have subscribed to. There are two ways to whitelist emails in Gmail. […]

Malware writers get very creative

Virus writers are constantly adapting in an attempt to get around security measures. The threat landscape has changed from virus’s written by pimply teenagers as a form of digital graffiti, to organised crime approaching it as a business. Social engineering has become a key attack vector. Phishing attacks where the writer entices you to click, […]

Consider enabling Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication consists of something you know (like a password) and something you have, (such as a phone or security key). Once you enter your user name & password, you’ll be prompted for a second code that may be SMS’d to you, generated by an app such as Google Authenticator, or issued via a security […]

Sign documents without printing them

There is a huge trend towards the “paperless” office at the moment. However, it raises the inevitable question: how do I sign an electronic document? Adobe Acrobat has a lot a great features for handling digital documents. It is the application I use most frequently. You may not be aware, but Acrobat gives you the […]

Check if an email is fake, spoofed or spam

Nowadays, a lot of malware writers are attempting to use social engineering to dupe people into performing a task that will allow their malware to run. How do you tell the difference between malware and legitimate email? In order to check if an email is authentic, we need to look at the information contained in […]