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What is Wireless Sniffing?

Many public access points are not secured and the traffic they carry is not encrypted. This can put your sensitive communications or transactions at risk. Because your connection is being transmitted “in the clear,” malicious actors could use sniffing tools to obtain sensitive information such as passwords or credit card numbers. Ensure that all the […]

Make a non-administrator account your main account

When you use a PC or Mac, you might have multiple user accounts set up. Try to use a normal non-admin account for your day-to-day activities. That way, it’s harder for anyone to do lasting harm to your system if it’s stolen or infected while logged in to an admin account with extensive permissions.