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Do not pay an invoice until you verify the request

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It is easy pretend to be somebody else in social media. Do not borrow money or pay an invoice until you verify the request.   I sociala media kan man lätt låtsas vara en annan person. Låna inte ut pengar eller betala inte en räckning utan att ha dubbelkollat informationen.   Sosiaalisessa mediassa voi helposti […]

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Do not connect a foreign USB to your computer

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“Would you please print this document for me”. -Do not connect a foreign USB to your computer. It may contain malware that steals your personal information. “Olisitko kiltti ja tulostaisit tämän dokumentin minulle”. -Älä kytke vierasta USB-tikkua koneeseesi. Se voi sisältää haittaohjelman, joka varastaa henkilökohtaiset tietosi. “Kan du skriva ut en dokument åt mig”. -Anslut […]

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Think about what you share on social media

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Think about what you share on social media. Don’t tell about your travel plans. A burglar can visit you while you are away. Mieti, mitä jaat sosiaalisessa mediassa. Älä kerro matkasuunnitelmistasi. Murtovaras voi yllättää, kun olet poissa. (Cartoon in Finnish here) (In English:) Illustrator: Sara Kåll-Fröjdö

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Data Security expertise is shared across borders

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A Finnish expert tested how the website of a Swedish company selling office software survived “hacking” – An example of cross-border cooperation Hacking is an art form that requires, above all, imagination. It all depends on what the potential intruder comes up with. Of course, the internet is full of instructions and programs, but skills […]

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Stay safe in your home office!

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People who never before worked from home are doing it now in large scale. This creates good “market place” for cyber criminals. A lecturer Joni Jämsä told to audience – in their home offices – how to recognize phishing attacks, kryptolocker and a lot more. The scary thing is, that you may be unaware that […]