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Educate yourself on the most popular types of cyberattacks

Cybercrime is a constantly-evolving threat that is always finding new ways to breach your privacy. For example, phishing attacks develop new tactics to make them look legitimate, malware developers discover new ways to install them onto your device, and data breaches at companies that store private consumer information happen at alarming rates. To help protect […]

Are you #CyberAware? 4 best practices for keeping personal data private online

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is coming up. Here’s what you can do to prepare and take its usual lessons to heart.

Cyber crime never pays

Although those involved in hacking schemes are often able to hide their true identities behind a computer screen, sooner or later many of them end up in police custody. One of the most recent examples of this is Lauri Love, a U.K. citizen who will be extradited to the U.S. on charges of hacking. Love, […]

5 password mistakes many people make

Proper password creation and protection are by far the most important parts of personal cyber security. A hacker with access to your login credentials can pretty much steal your online identity. In fact, the Verizon 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 63 percent of observed hacks originated from poor password control. So, what kinds […]