Cyber Criminals

Cyber Extortion: How Hackers Use Stolen Data to Blackmail You

Cyber extortion, like blackmail, is often used to obtain money, property, or information from someone against their will. Here are a few tips that can help keep you from falling victim to a cyber extortionist.

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Malvertisements: How Viewing an Ad Can Infect Your Computer

A website visitor doesn’t even need to click on a malicious advertisement to have their computer infected, simply viewing the advertisement in their browser is often enough to cause a virus to infect the computer.

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Tablet and Smartphone Security

Mobile Device Security- How to Protect Your Tablet and Smartphone

Smartphones and tablets suffer from a different set of security concerns than desktops and laptops. Here are a few security tips to keep in mind when securing them.

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Free Wifi Security

Public Wi-Fi Security: How To Stay Secure While Using Free Wireless

Here are a few steps that you can take to protect your computer and information while using a public Wi-Fi connection.

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Data Encryption

DIY Privacy Using Encrypted Containers to Hide Your Private Files

Many modern operating systems provide ways to secure user data through encryption, but what about files that you need to carry with you on a thumb drive or transfer to someone over email?

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Internet Safety

Protecting Your Family From The Dark Parts Of The Internet

Various criminal and illegal activity, morally and ethically reprehensible content, and other negative factors can easily be accessed on the Internet, both intentionally and accidentally.

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Financial Cyber Theft

How Cyber-Criminals Go After Your Financial Data

The impact of financial data stolen from individuals can be measured in the billions of dollars every year, and the trend just keeps growing. How can you protect yourself?

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Password Protection

Choosing a Good Password and Keeping it Safe

Here are some steps to take when deciding on a new password to make sure it’s as secure as possible.

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Web Bots

Attack of the Bots: Protecting Your Computer from Non-Human Attacks

Hackers want to get into your computer so that they can use or sell your data, or just for the fun of it, and they have automated programs that do it for them.

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Don’t Be A Victim of Identity Theft

The Federal Trade Commission estimates that more than nine million Americans have their identities stolen each year.

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