Nowadays, cybersecurity is more important than ever before. Think of all the information about you that’s stored online somewhere. If it falls into the wrong hands, someone very unscrupulous can get access to your pictures, personal details, bank details, even your smart home devices. Unfortunately criminals have become more cyber-savvy by the day and have ever more sophisticated ways of getting your information. That’s why we bring you this scam alert: how to avoid getting you and everyone you love hacked.
Know the signs of being hacked
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Have a good antivirus program on your computer
Have a good antivirus program on your phone
Beware of fake antivirus messages
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Beware of fake tech support messages
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Use a prepaid card for online shopping
Don’t have one password for everything
Change your passwords regularly
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Don’t share too much on social media
Don’t use real answers for security questions
Set your social media accounts to private
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Enable two-step verification
Log out after you’ve logged in from shared devices
Be careful about sharing your account info
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Use alias emails
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Lock your phone
Beware of public Wi-Fi
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Download apps only from trusted sources
Have tested offline backups
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