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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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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23 Responses to How to protect yourself from hackers [Infographic]

  1. Diana October 24, 2013 at 6:29 am #

    Wow, I know these stock illustrations! 🙂 Not mine, but I always see them when searching for inspiration for a new infographic with keywords “hackers” or “information security” :)))

  2. Yusri Big November 11, 2013 at 4:20 am #

    Safety and Security should be on everyone’s mind. Especially with so many dishonest people in the world today that try to catch the advantage anyway they can. Even if it means hacking into your account and taking advantage of everything you worked so hard to create. Whether on a social network or an online bank account, you are a potential target to dishonest people.

  3. Blacklogic February 11, 2014 at 12:17 am #

    I merely wanted to thank you one more time for that amazing blog you have made here. It is full of ideas for those who are definitely interested in that subject, primarily this very post.

  4. Excellent post and a great way to share such important information. VPN is the best solution for increasing your online security to protect yourself from password sniffers.

  5. Virginia Nuehring March 27, 2016 at 7:39 pm #

    how to avoid getting hacked does me no good. I’ve already been hacked and my identity stolen. Now the problem is what to do next.


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