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Alex Lloyd August 8, 2013

How to protect yourself from hackers [Infographic]

According to the Trustwave’s 2013 Global Security Report, cyber-security threats are increasing as quickly as we can implement measures against them. Hackers have lots of different ways to steal your private data and information. And the main reason why hackers go after your personal information is identity theft!

Over the past year, there have been roughly 12.6 million victims of identity theft – or, to put it into perspective, one victim every three seconds.  No matter how safe you think you’re being online, chances are you’re making at least a few mistakes that compromise the integrity of your personal information.

To protect yourself, check out our new “Where You’ll Get Hacked” infographic for more information on how hackers get a hold of your data, how you can detect their attempts and how to protect yourself and your financial future.

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Learn More About How You Can Protect Your Personal Information

To learn more about how you can protect your privacy and personal information, check out on the ultimate guide to protecting your privacy and identity online. This article explains the different ways your personal information can be exposed or stolen and the steps you can take to protect yourself.

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About Alex Lloyd

Alex Lloyd heads AnchorFree's content department. Before joining the team, he was a former professional race car driver—competing in the Indianapolis 500 four times—and has spent the past decade writing content for major publications such as Yahoo and CNN.

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