Almost everything you can do from a computer these days can be accessed via a web browser. You just enter a URL address in the address bar and off you go. Because web browsing is such a big part of the online world these days, it’s important to be …

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Attention to everyone who still uses easy-to-guess passwords and phrases for online accounts. In a presentation to Black Hat attendees this year, Department of Justice (DOJ) officials discussed how they took down a Russian cybercriminal in 2014. No, they didn’t trace his activity or bug his home …

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Google continues to try and help users protect their devices from malware. The company recently released a new product that helps Android users, on both tablets and smartphones detect installations of malicious applications. If you use the Android operating system, give Google Play Protect (GPP) a try. It is one …

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Cyber criminals will use whatever they can think of to try to get your Online Banking credentials or other information they can sell on the dark web. Here are five ways they use social media to do it and how you can avoid giving up your information. They use the …

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Putting cookies in perspective, Girl Scouts USA (GSUSA) will offer cyber security badges starting in 2018. In a two-pronged approach, GSUSA embraces their growing concern for the safety of its young Scouts online. They also take aim with the significant lack of career focus for girls and women in …

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There is never a bad time to review password and social security safety. Always remember to do the following to make sure that your personal information remains secure. Change your passwords monthly or  quarterly If you are using the same password on multiple sites, change it everywhere you use it …

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It’s that time again! Summer sales are a great way to save some cold cash. Internet shopping is a quick and easy way to find super sales and bargains galore. However, the truth is internet thieves are ready to shop with you. Easy access to shopper accounts and passwords …

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Citizens of the world are turning more and more toward performing all kinds of functions on mobile devices. We order food and pay for it from mobile devices. We shop from mobile devices. We hail transportation from them, we monitor the security of our homes from them, and we perform …

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Summer has arrived all around the northern hemisphere. Many of us prefer to jump up and head outside to enjoy the spoils of the season and that is certainly fantastic. However, scammers don’t honor the seasons. They will try to trick us with their own version of phishing all …

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If you’ve started exploring Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), you may have noticed there are a few different kinds out there. Before you open an account, it’s a good idea to learn about each to determine which is right for you. It’s always a good …

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