Identity Fraud: How to Protect Your Identity Data, Accounts and Money During the Coronavirus Crisis

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:12:11 +0000

We’ve all been spending more of our time online since the crisis hit. Whether it’s ordering food for delivery, livestreaming concerts, holding virtual parties, or engaging in a little retail therapy, the digital interactions of many Americans are on the rise. This means we’re also sharing more of our personal and financial information online, with…

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Ransom from Home – How to close the cyber front door to remote working ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:27:25 +0000

Coronavirus has caused a major shift to our working patterns. In many cases these will long outlast the pandemic. But working from home has its own risks. One is that you may invite ransomware attacks from a new breed of cyber-criminal who has previously confined his efforts to directly targeting the corporate network. Why? Because…

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Tax Scams – Everything you need to know to keep your money and data safe

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 13:08:46 +0000

Tax season has always been a pretty nerve-wracking time for hard-working Americans. But over the years, technology advances have arrived to gradually make the process a bit easier. The bad news is that they can also introduce new cyber risks and even more stress. There are two things that cybercriminals are always on the hunt…

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The Everyday Cyber Threat Landscape: Trends from 2019 to 2020

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 13:15:04 +0000

The past 12 months have been another bumper year for cybercrime affecting everyday users of digital technology. Trend Micro blocked more than 26.8 billion of these threats in the first half of 2019 alone. The bad news is that there are many more out there waiting to steal your personal data for identity fraud, access…

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Home and Away, All Year Round: How Can I Keep My Kids Safe Online?

Credit to Author: Muriel Mathis| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 13:03:30 +0000

We’re well into another school year in the US and elsewhere. For many parents and their kids, this can be a stressful time — demanding new routines, more study and longer days. But how many of us think about the potential extra cyber risks to our family that might also emerge during this time? The…

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