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Don’t fall for fake security pop-ups–stay calm and close the tab

Ever browsing and suddenly see a scary pop-up warning about viruses or compromised systems? Be aware, these are likely scams, not real security alerts. Here’s how to stay safe: How to Spot a Fake Security Pop-Up: What to Do if You See a Fake Pop-Up: Real security software won’t bombard you with scare tactics. If […]

Regularly monitor your online financial statements

Gaining unauthorized access to financial information is a key motive of many, if not most cybercriminals. Therefore, keep a close eye on your digital bank and credit card statements. If you notice anything that may indicate suspicious activity, report the discrepancies to your financial institution as soon as possible. Notably, many banks and credit card […]