One of the main motives of cybersecurity attacks is identity theft. Identity theft is the deliberate use of someone else’s identity, usually to use credit.
Phishing emails are commonly used to scam account information or install malware that sends information from your device. Be careful what links you click on.
Identity theft doesn’t just happen online. Discarded bank statements, bills, receipts, and old hard drives are also used by identity thieves.
It’s November again. Cyber Security Awareness month (October) just passed but that doesn’t mean that we don’t have to keep practicing all the online safety tips we learned; quite the opposite actually, now that we have gotten more informed about online security, we must implement those tips daily and share our knowledge with everyone that surrounds us.
This year is coming to an end, yet new security exploits show up every day to attack the cyberspace. Holidays are coming, and NOW is as good a time as ever to learn/review security tips regarding where we “click”. Even the... ...