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Securing your devices and keeping personally identifiable information safe and secure these days is of the utmost importance.When you buy the latest device, you need to be aware of two things: First, devices collect your information, and second, that information is always accessible. Very often when...

June 1 marks the official start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Exercise caution in handling emails with hurricane-related subject lines, attachments or hyperlinks....

Due to school closings and stay-at-home orders resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, children’s increased online presence may put them at greater risk of child exploitation. Parents, guardians, caregivers, and teachers can take the following measures to help protect children from becoming victims of online child...

The range of current malicious activity attempting to exploit COVID-19 worldwide varies. A few common examples include: • Fake tests or cures. Individuals and businesses have been selling or marketing fake “cures” or “test kits” for COVID-19. These cures and test kits are unreliable, at best,...

While email attachments are a popular and convenient way to send documents, they are also a common source of viruses. Use caution when opening attachments, even if they appear to have been sent by someone you know. What steps can you take to protect yourself and...

Did you receive a new device this Holiday Season? As impressive as the latest iPhone or gaming computer might be, ensuring you’re able to properly secure these devices is more important than ever! Any device that connects to the internet is potentially vulnerable and could...

Here are some tips to help you keep the scammers at bay and avoid scams during the novel coronavirus pandemic. • Hang up on robocalls. Don’t press any numbers. Scammers are using illegal robocalls to pitch everything from scam Coronavirus treatments to work-at-home schemes. The recording...