21 Nov 2018

Firefox Monitor will let you know if your online account was breached

firefox monitor

Data breaches are common for online services. Most people don’t know they have been affected by a data breach. This makes it difficult for affected people to secure their online accounts as they don’t know they’re insecure in the first place. This is why Firefox Monitor was launched to notify users when they visit a site that has been breached in the past.

19 Nov 2018

Tips to stay safe on social media

social media
With so many people using social media today, sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn etc have changed the way people use the Internet; allowing you to meet, interact, and share with people around the world. With all this comes risks to you, your family, friends etc and these sites make perfect targets for scams. How can you stay safe online?

29 Oct 2018

How to migrate other security vendor database to Check Point with SmartMove

checkpoint smartmove
Check Point SmartMove tool enables you to migrate to Check Point R80.10 and above in a fast & simple way by automatically converting 3rd party databases containing firewall, NAT, objects and policies to Check Point databases.

25 Sep 2018

How to use 3rd party SFP Transceivers / Modules on Cisco Routers and Switches

SFP Modules / Tranceivers
When you plug-in a 3rd party transceiver on Cisco Router or Switch, with terminal monitor on, you will see a log message indicating that the hardware platform has detected an invalid SFP like below:

24 May 2018

Telegram messenger security bots, channels and groups

telegram messenger
Telegram messenger is a free cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app with a focus on security and speed. With Telegram, you can send messages, photos, videos and files of any type (doc, zip, mp3, etc.), as well as create Groups for up to 100,000 people or Channels for broadcasting to unlimited audiences. Telegram supports end-to-end encrypted voice calls. you can get more info about Telegram here.

6 May 2018

Twitter advises users to change password now

twitter
If you’re using Twitter you should change your password. Twitter has advised that more than 330 million users on its platform should change their passwords due to a bug. Twitter identified a bug that stored passwords unmasked (unscrambled, thus in clear/plain text) in an internal log.