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WHY YOU NEED A (VPN)

What is a Virtual Private Network A virtual private network, or VPN, is an encrypted connection over the Internet from a device to a network. The encrypted connection helps ensure that sensitive data is safely transmitted. It prevents unauthorized people from eavesdropping on the traffic and allows the user to conduct work remotely.  VPN technology […]

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Beware of Christmas Scams

Introduction to Christmas Scams Beware of Christmas Scams. The Christmas season is upon us. Unfortunately, that also means that Christmas scams are rising. And cybercriminals seek to steal money, personal information, and identities from online shoppers.   Consumers have lost over $500 million due to fraud since the pandemic began in 2020. With online purchases comprising the majority […]

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Cybersecurity tips for older adults

Introduction What is Cybersecurity Cybersecurity tips for older adults. Cyber security is a discipline that covers how to defend devices and services from electronic attacks by nefarious actors such as hackers, spammers, and cybercriminals. And while some components of cyber security are designed to strike first. However, most of today’s professionals focus more on determining the best […]

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Common Scams That Target Seniors

How common are scams that target the elderly? Common Scams That Target Seniors. This is just one example of the many scams that target the elderly. A report from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) estimates that roughly 5 million senior citizens become victims of fraud or financial abuse every year. A recent report […]

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New Scam Warning

Scam Warning New Scam Warning. Another day, another scam alert, this time it’s from the experts at Lloyds Bank. So then Lloyds has warned customers to be on their guard after impersonation fraud soared over the last year. Reports to Lloyds bank of impersonation fraud originating on Instagram. increased 155 percent in the last 12 months. […]

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Scams On Seniors

Scams On Seniors. There are so many different types of scams targeting people regardless of their age or their vulnerability. Many government agencies and organizations. Also, are constantly working to spread awareness of such scams to protect the public from becoming victims of fraud. Some popular scams that are currently targeting older adults include: Charity […]

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Personal Alarms For Older Adults

What are personal alarms? Personal Alarms For Older Adults. Personal alarms allow people to call for assistance if they have an accident or a fall at home. And they can help older and less abled people to feel safer at home. Thus allowing them to remain independent for longer. Hence, they can also offer peace […]

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Personal Alarms

What is a Personal Alarm Personal alarms are small hand-held electronic devices. Generally activated either by a button or a tag that, when pulled, or pressed sets the siren off. Consequently, when operating, they emit a loud siren-like alarming sound of approximate 120-140 decibels.It is used to attract attention to scare off an attacker. Subsequently, […]

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HOME SECURITY

Your security at Home Home security should be at the forefront of all pensioners thoughts. In today’s modern world, it is a sad fact of life that many criminals will target pensioners, who they know are not strong and are vulnerable. You are not safe even in your own home. Criminals will pose as delivery […]

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House Security

Burglar’s trick to see if you are home. House Security. Many people fear coming home one day and realising they’ve been robbed. Therefore, most of us usually leave lights on when we’re gone for the evening. But you cannot do that if you are on holiday? The police recommend checking your front door for pieces […]