Understanding the growing menace and the steps involved in protecting yourself

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The threat of cyberstalking

Stalking is by definition unwanted attention that is obsessive and repetitive. It is mentally and emotionally draining for the victim, which is one of the effects a perpetrator hopes to achieve.

Statistics show that 54% of individuals have experienced stalking by the time they reach 25 years. …


How to keep your data secure from today’s increasing phishing attempts

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Phishers are cybercriminals who use online tactics and methods such as brand hijacking and email correspondence with manipulation or intimidation to take advantage of unsuspecting victims. The goal is to steal private information and use this as a means of obtaining whatever they want.

They typically begin by compiling a…


Unearthing techniques that pet scammers use, what to watch out for, and how to protect yourself

The isolation brought on by the pandemic has resulted in a rise in demand for pets. Scammers have taken advantage of the situation and are profiting from it through illegal schemes designed to trap the unwary. …


A resourceful compilation of indicators and solutions

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12 signs that your phone may be hacked

Here is a list of indicators that a third party could be manipulating your phone.

1 | Unauthorised activity

Does your phone switch itself off, open new apps inadvertently, access sites, or execute other activities without your intervention?


How to respond when the interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for us?”

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Posing the right questions

There are two angles involved in a job interview. A candidate needs to be equipped with the right answers and they also need to be armed with the right questions.

A job interview is a two-way process. The employer wants to find out how competent you are as a candidate…


How the new culture of indulgence is changing the quality of human-pet relationships

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Today, the phrase spoil your dog has become synonymous with proving how much your pet means to you.

Spoiling has come to be seen as something virtuous, even noble and expected.

National Spoil Your Dog Day is around the corner and there is a heap of information on ways you…


Points to consider and how to keep yourself safe

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Ridesharing has evolved. Within a few years, it has taken over a significant portion of the modern transport industry.

The leading and most well-known of these companies are of course Uber and Lyft, although the space has other contenders as well — like Curb, Gett and Wingz.

Though a staggering…


Protecting yourself against phone spam and all unsolicited calls

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Rapid technological advancement has made it possible for millions of robocalls to be transmitted in a single day. Automated dialing and other marketing technologies have increasingly become cheaper and easier to use. This is what has led to their adoption and widespread application.

It is still illegal to make unsolicited…


Tips and insights on improving your trip together

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Traveling with your pet can be a fun experience. It increases your canine’s level of exposure, provides new healthy opportunities and strengthens the bond it shares with its owner.

If your dog is not yet used to traveling in vehicles, this can be fixed by a bit of preparation. Set…


The present reality, the risks involved and how to protect yourself

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Unlike how things were some years back, authorities today recognize online crowdfunding platforms as legal means of obtaining investor capital for businesses and project donations for non-profits.

The ease and convenience of using these platforms have made them popular for individuals and organizations alike.

Unfortunately, this has also created an…

Michael Duncan

Writer. Entrepreneur. Pet enthusiast.

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