Tag: phishing

Protect Your Family from Internet Phishing Attacks

People everywhere have started to make themselves aware of one of the newest threats on the internet. If you have a personal computer and any members of your family are on the internet, it is something that you will want to be familiar with, too. The new practice is called phishing but is pronounced fishing. That comparison is also appropriate to make regarding the practice. …

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Tips to Avoid E-mail Phishing Scams

Unfortunately, spam emails are nearly unavoidable, and many of us find ourselves deleting spam email every week or even every day. Though spam may continue to be something we have to deal with, that doesn’t mean that we have to fall for the tricks of spam. Phishing scams are most often email messages that try to pass off as legitimate emails in attempt to steal your personal data.

Many times, phishing scams may go unnoticed, so here are a few tips to help you spot these fake and potentially dangerous email messages.…

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Google Helps You Stay Safe Online

Online securityOnline resources have become increasingly common with new advances in technology. Everything from basic communication to banking and record keeping can be handled on the web.

High-speed wireless and mobile devices even ensure that we can still access everything on the go, but with such easy access to valuable information some users may be at risk.

Along with all of the new online tools people use come new ways to exploit private information, including phishing scams and viruses.

Investing in antivirus software and firewall protection will help, but there are other ways to improve your security online, as Google shows …

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