COVID-19 Scam Roundup – March 30, 2020

Many in the digital security community are coming together to combat malicious actors during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global outbreak. One of the most visible of these new efforts is the COVID-19 CTI League. Made up of approximately 400 volunteers living in approximately 40 countries, the COVID-19 CTI League is working to block attackers […]

Is your business suffering due to the COVID-19 outbreak? Are you looking for ways that you can adapt to the situation, and help to keep your business afloat? The team from Red Website Design share eight ways to stay ahead of the Coronavirus outbreak in this infographic. Here’s a quick summary: Find leads and customers ahead of

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LinkedIn Makes 'LinkedIn Learning' Courses on Working From Home Available for Free Amid Coronavirus Changes

LinkedIn is the latest platform to update its measures in response to the evolving coronavirus outbreak. This week, LinkedIn has outlined the steps it’s taken to keep its members informed, including broadcasting WHO updates live daily and “scaling its events platforms to enable companies to reach audiences virtually”. LinkedIn has also created a new Trending News element, in order to

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Covid-19 has the potential to cripple small businesses around the world. Early estimates in South Africa suggest the virus could cost the country R200 million and 1,000 jobs– just in the tourism industry. As pleas to increase social distancing start to sink in, and government lockdowns come into effect around the world, the businesses hardest hit by the Coronavirus are those that, until now, relied almost entirely on face-to-face,

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All .za websites ordered to link to government Covid-19 portal

Telecommunications Attention all South African website owners and operators. Government regulations, published on Thursday, require all websites that end in “.za” to link to the department of health’s Covid-19 portal. The regulations, published in the Government Gazette by communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams may, however, lead to confusion. Read the regulations here (PDF). Clause 5.1.4 of the regulations, which

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Facebook Releases New Digital Literacy Resources for Kids and Parents, Tips for Supporting Remote Workers

With kids spending more time online as a result of school closures and COVID-19 lockdowns, that increases the risk of them stumbling into darker corners of the web. Add to this the fact that many parents are also now working from home, and unable to supervise what their children are doing, and the problem grows

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Image: File: Reuters The logo of Google is seen in Davos, Switzerland. Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) said on Saturday that it was working with the US government to develop a nationwide website that would help Americans with questions about coronavirus symptoms, risk factors, and testing. “We are fully aligned and continue to work with the US government to

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The complete list of alternatives to all Google products

Parallel universe for the super security conscious With growing concerns over online privacy and securing personal data, more people than ever are considering alternatives to Google products. After all, Google’s business model essentially revolves around data collection and advertisements, both of which infringe on your privacy. More data means better (targeted) ads and more revenue.

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3 Simple Steps to get Verified on Instagram

If you’re on Instagram, you know that how your followers and your potential clients perceive you is everything. Verification is Instagram’s built-in system of approval that helps people know that you are who you say you are and that you’re worth following. Instagram makes the verification process itself relatively easy. The steps you have to

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