John Opdenakker

John Opdenakker

Blogger | Security awareness | Ethical Hacker | AppSec | InfoSec | online privacy | Sports: cycling, running,... | a good pint of beer & other random stuff

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Oct 15, 2019

Remove unused and unnecessary software

Remove unused and unnecessary software

The more software you're running on your devices the bigger the potential security risks. Read this blog to learn more about how and why you should remove unused and unnecessary software.

Oct 14, 2019

Tech support scams - what you need to know

Tech support scams - what you need to know

Tech support scams are fraudulent operations in which criminals try to convince people that they have serious problems on their computer that put them at risk. In this article you can find some tips to protect yourself against this form of fraud.

Oct 13, 2019

Phishing 101

Phishing 101

Phishing is a real plague. Read this post to learn how to detect phishing attempts and what you can do to protect yourself in the best possible way.

Oct 12, 2019

Ransomware 101

Ransomware 101

With the blogs in this series I want to reach not only my typical audience, security professionals, but especially less security aware people to help them improve their personal security. If you think

Oct 11, 2019

Don't be fooled, nothing is unhackable.

Don't be fooled, nothing is unhackable.

With the blogs in this series I want to reach not only my typical audience, security professionals, but especially less security aware people to help them improve their personal security. If you think

Oct 10, 2019

How a VPN increases privacy and security

How a VPN increases privacy and security

With the blogs in this series I want to reach not only my typical audience, security professionals, but especially less security aware people to help them improve their personal security. If you think

Oct 9, 2019

Understanding HTTPS

Understanding HTTPS

With the blogs in this series I want to reach not only my typical audience, security professionals, but especially less security aware people to help them improve their personal security. If you think

Oct 6, 2019

How to create strong passwords

How to create strong passwords

With the blogs in this series I want to reach not only my typical audience, security professionals, but especially less security aware people to help them improve their personal security. If you think

Oct 4, 2019

How to know if you can trust mobile apps

How to know if you can trust mobile apps

With the blogs in this series I want to reach not only my typical audience, security professionals, but especially less security aware people to help them improve their personal security. If you think