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These are Google’s most important security features

Giant internet companies, like Google, are always doing upgrades to their systems. Generally, these updates contain security features, so it’s important that you understand them. With data breaches on the rise and hackers becoming increasingly sophisticated, you need to be on your guard to prevent becoming a victim. And as we all know, these internet […]

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How to protect yourself against cyber crime when traveling

Thinking back 10 years to when I first began my travels, the type of crime I was worried about was being mugged or assaulted. And as a solo traveler, I was also admittedly on edge after having watched the terrifying blockbuster Hostel. But the type of crime that travelers encounter has changed a lot since […]

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PUBG ransomware attack

New ransomware holds your data hostage unless you play “PUBG”

You’ll likely have heard of the game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, also known as “PUBG.” It’s one of those uber popular online battle games where up to 100 people can parachute down on a random island, find weapons, and then fight each other until there’s only one player left standing. Millions of people love this game, but […]

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This dangerous new virus will rob your bank account

The way that cybercriminals distribute malware is ever changing, but some things have stayed the same—such as text message scams and phishing emails. The thing is, many people are now getting wise to these attacks, so cybercriminals are having to come up with new, ingenious scams that will fool us into clicking. These newer scams […]

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