Advance fee scams

Advance fee scams would have to be one of the most common scams out there. There are many variations of this but they all operate exactly the same way. An advance fee scam is where a victim is contacted and promised a large sum of money, for you giving them a small amount of money. […]

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Intellectual property theft

This is a growing concern these days with more and more companies and individuals falling prey to Intellectual property theft. Intellectual property theft involves exactly that, robbing or stealing of a persons or companies ideas, creative expressions or inventions. It covers a massive range from trade secrets and marketing, to software, music, movies and products. […]

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Identity theft, a serious problem

Each of us are individual and unique, that’s what makes us all special. What we bring to the world and what we can offer. But what happens when someone else decides they want to benefit from someone by using their personal information, well we have identity theft, a serious problem. To deliberately use someone elses […]

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What is Phishing online

The term “Phishing” has come about as an online pun of “Fishing”, which involves using bait or lures to catch fish. Phishing is an attempt to obtain sensitive information from people like passwords, account information, credit card numbers, email address’s usually for malicious reasons, disguised as a trustworthy source. It is a type of fraud […]

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What is pagejacking

What in the world is pagejacking? Well basically it is the copying of legitimate website content and used on a bogus website to make you think you are on the real one. From here you will be sent to all sorts of cess pits of the internet. Fraudulent pagejackers use HTML code to do this […]

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The Pareto principle or 80/20 rule

I get a few questions about this but i also realise many people have never heard of it, so lets have a look! A little history Vilfredo Pareto, a well known Italian economist, created a mathematical formula to describe the unequal distribution of wealth in his native country. According to him, 20% of the population […]

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Best apps for productivity

With the digital age and the explosion of apps, smartphones, tablets etc, the ability to streamline your business and increase productivity is better than it has ever been. Lets have a look at some of the best apps for productivity that can make your life a little easier. In no particular order: #1 Cozi – […]

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8 Tips for staying accountable

We all get distracted from time to time so it’s always good to re-focus and set ourselves off on the right track again, Here are my top 8 tips for staying accountable when working from home. 1) Create an ergonomic work space or office area. Having good flow, layout and posture while working is very […]

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Swagbucks – Scam or legit?

Product: Swagbucks Ranking: 5/10 Price: Free to sign up Owners: Prodege LLC Website: www.swagbucks.com Who’s it for: Relaxed people looking for extras and survey takers   Introduction Time to take a look at the Swagbucks platform and see what it holds for us and if it is a scam or legit? What is Swagbucks? Basically Swagbucks […]

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Fear of failure or “Atychiphobia”

We all have fears, each and every one of us and that’s ok, that’s what makes us human. But whats not ok and what we don’t want is our fears to control us or decide how we should live our lives. We need to control our fears not the other way round. Many of us […]

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