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Information about potential threats to your personal and financial security covering desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.

How AI affects the average computer user

Artificial intelligence (AI) is certainly nothing new. Computers’ ability to mimic human thought and learn from experience is a science that’s been around practically since the dawn of computing. Of course, AI has come a long way since its inception. Whether you embrace, resist or even fear it, AI is a natural part of everyone’s […]

How to protect your personal information on social media

Social media had humble beginnings as a way to connect and share news with friends and family. Now, it’s a hub of information, entertainment and even commerce. Various platforms have become so popular over the last decade or two that almost 5 billion people use some form of social media, according to Smart Insights. That’s […]

Top 10 cyberthreats and how to defend against them

As recent years have been largely characterized by rapid technological increase, the capacity of cybercriminals has also shown no sign of slowing down. Rather, cybercrime is a threat that reaches into the trillions of dollars annually, predicted to be of a $10.5 trillion dollar consequence by 2025. With new avenues being exploited and old methodologies […]

Beware of public charging stations and ports

Airports, buses, and other places may have public USB ports you can use to charge your devices. But it’s best to avoid them unless you really need to recharge. Public charging ports could be used to spy on you or infect your device with malware. Here are some tips for staying safe when charging your […]

How to safeguard your mobile devices with internet security software

From banking to messages, your mobile device contains a plethora of important — oftentimes sensitive — information, making it a target for cybercriminals. These criminals will leverage gaps in mobile security to gain unauthorized access, resulting in both professional and personal consequences. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to fortify your mobile devices, such […]

Why you should secure your smart home devices with internet security software

These days, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a device that’s connected to the web. The internet of things (IoT) is a global network of technologies that uses internet connections to transmit and receive data. It’s fundamentally changed the way we work and live. We employ this technology in all places, from the office […]