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What to do if you become involved in a data breach
Cybercriminals are attracted to stealing data that they can make money from, such as credit and debit card numbers, bank account numbers, Social Security numbers, birthdates, full names and addresses. They can commit identity theft with Social Security numbers, sell credit and debit card numbers to other cybercriminals or bleed bank accounts dry using bank account information.
Published: August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
Catch spyware before it snags you
Have you ever clicked on an intriguing ad or link while surfing the Web and had a barrage of pop-up windows flood your screen or your browser suddenly send you to a slew of unsavory sites?
Published: August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
How to protect your new tech
The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, and a time when many receive new gadgets. If youre the type that regularly receives smartwatches, wearable tech, and other gadgets as gifts,...
Published: August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
Safe online shopping tips for the holiday season
While online shopping has made our lives easier, it also exposes new weaknesses with the information we use to make those very purchases.
Published: August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
Ten ways to keep your data private
The Internet has blurred the lines between real world and the virtual one. Technology is barreling into our hands through smartphones at an unbelievable pace.
Published: August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
Spam, spam, go away
Spam. In some ways, it's the electronic equivalent of junk mail and junk phone calls. Spam is not only an unsolicited and annoying nuisance, it's also a pervasive problem that's clogging and overwhelming the Internet's email systems. Spam accounts for approximately 80 percent of worldwide email volume.
Published: August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
The importance of general software updates and patches
We all get them from time to time- those little windows that pop up, notifying us that there are software updates available for our computer. Chances are, these always seem to present themselves...
Published: August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
How to secure your passwords
Let’s face facts: it's easy to forget passwords. People often use simple words, such as a pet's name, or easy-to-remember dates such as a wedding anniversary. A hacker could try your name, children's names, birthdates and pets' names as passwords to get access to your computer.
Published: August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
5 tips to protect yourself from online travel booking scams
Thanks to the Internet, booking travel online is simple. But as your ideas of a spring break or summer vacation take shape, remember to be cautious when making reservations online. The number of...
Published: August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
7 Do's and Don’ts of secure online tax filing
Online fraud is one of fastest growing crimes of our time. The ability to be anonymous, and the fact that it can be performed anywhere in the world makes it very difficult, if not impossible, for law enforcement to curb it.
Published: August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
The importance of data back-up
Have you ever lost a lot of really important data? Or, alternately, have you ever had a moment of panic where you thought you did? Whether it's images of a family vacation, a report from work or a...
Published: August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
Ransomware on the rise: Norton tips on how to prevent getting infected
Many online users are still being confronted with similar messages to the above thanks to a type of malware called ransomware. The scam works by using malware to disable the victims’ computers until they pay a ransom to restore access.
Published: August 08, 2018 ·3 min read

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