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A majority of people spend a lot of their digital and computing time on their mobile phones or mobile devices these days. But, if you need to do any heavier work or have applications that you’re otherwise familiar with, you’ll have a home computer system that you have as well. Whereas a lot of privacy and security functions are built into mobile devices, you have to pay more attention to your network at home.
There are several different ways that you should handle these IT security matters. First of all, you should consider using a VPN on your home security system. It protects a lot of privacy issues. Second, you should have software that will regularly find and clean adware from your system. When you are browsing, you can install plugins that block ads from scraping information from you. And, you should understand what cookies are and what they do in the digital realm so that you can interact with them accordingly.
Money doesn’t grow on trees. But that doesn’t mean that sometimes you wish it would, at least just long enough to make some ends meet. But where trees don’t work, a few different types of loans might.
Five to look at specifically if you find yourself in a pinch might include loans from private companies, payday loans to get you through the week, bank loans (for things like purchasing a home, for instance), school loans so you can get the education that you need, and one often-overlooked option – getting loans from friends of family. With money, though, it’s important that the places you have transactions with have strong IT security as part of the loan process. [Read more…]
If you haven’t been a victim of fraud or identity theft, or if you’ve never had to get a new credit or debit card because you shopped somewhere that suffered a security breach, then you may still be of the mindset that your identity, and your wallet, are safe. But that isn’t the case, especially in this day and age of online shopping.
If someone steals your identity you might not even find out about it right away. At least when it comes to stealing your bank account information banks and stores are getting more on top of things these days. The new chip card credit cards are supposed to help prevent credit fraud. [Read more…]
Everybody knows that internet hacking is a thing. The threats range from harmless to very malicious, and despite what you might think, nobody is safe from these thieves of the night. If you have ever left your social media account open on your computer or mobile device, you understand that having your friends post a funny, albeit embarrassing status is not the end of the world.
However-the threats get a lot darker than this, and they can even lead to identity theft if you’re not careful. Though many threats come quickly and you’re often unaware they’re there, there are certain things you might be in the habit of doing that could be increasing your chances of getting internet hacked. Here are some habits to make and break that will stop this from happening. [Read more…]
These days it seems like every one of your online accounts – whether it’s an ecommerce site like Amazon or a subscription to a newspaper like The New York Times – has different password requirements. Some require a certain password length, usually 8 characters or more. Many require you to use numeric or symbol keys, and many of these also require the use of capital letters.
Why do they do this? And, more importantly, how can you keep your information safe? Use the following password best practices. [Read more…]