Beware of GDPR emails
The new EU Data Protection Directive, the GDPR, is just over a week old. But already it holds a great danger. Scammers have jumped on the GDPR bandwagon. Their goal? They want to steal your data using phishing emails and are taking advantage of this phishing opportunity. How you can protect yourself and which companies […]
Adware Cociloon endangers Android
Android malware affects 18,000 devices
There are viruses everywhere. Trojans and other threats lurk on the internet. It is all the more annoying when your own smartphone is delivered with pre-installed malware. That’s exactly what is happening with adware Cociloon currently affects about 18,000 Android devices. Is Android security now in danger? And what makes the adware so dangerous? We […]
Verify Amazon Account Information
Beware of new phishing mail
It’s been all over the news – the new data protection guidelines – GDPR which came into effect on May 25th . You may have noticed lots of emails from websites, online shops etc. about the data protection changes. But among them there are black sheep lurking, such as phishing emails that asks you to […]
Black dot crashes smartphone
Have you heard about the message that contains a black dot? WhatsApp crashes when you click on the dot. Is this true? We’ll explain what this news is all about and whether WhatsApp does actually crash. Almost daily, we could report on news about the popular messenger WhatsApp. For example, in the past we have informed […]
Laptop slow? Upgrade your laptop with the Samsung EVO
What could the problem be? Your laptop is slow because it isn’t up to date. But if your laptop is too slow for you, you might not be ready to throw it away just yet. We have the solution for you: With a Samsung EVO, your laptop can be upgraded and will be faster than before.
Push notification missing?
Error after Android 8 update
We all rely on them – Push notifications on your smartphone show which app has received a message. But after the Android 8 update there appears to be errors.. Users report that they are no longer receiving a push notification even though they are turned on in the settings. What can you do? We’ll tell […]
Download music for free
File sharing, etc. – what is permitted?
Downloading music for free – even years after Napster, Kazaa, Limewire and suchlike, exchanges and file sharing services are as popular as ever. But when are you actually doing something illegal, and who is liable when members of your household download music for free? We have the answers. Numerous courts have already dealt with music […]
Pop-up competition scam
Surveys are fake
If a pop-up competition appears in a new window, watch out! Con-artists are trying to fool you into disclosing personal data with fake competitions. But there is no competition taking place – your data is being misused for advertising purposes. The fraudsters use a variety of strategies to get their hands on your data. Particularly sought-after products […]
Be cautious about fake online shops
Some even allow you to buy drugs without a medical prescription
Have you ever wanted to buy a prescription drug without a prescription? You certainly can’t do it at the pharmacy next door. But if you choose an Internet pharmacy, you will also need the prescription. That is … unless you find pharmacies on the Net that require no prescription. Are Internet pharmacies allowed to sell […]