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The Most Frequent Hacking Tendencies to Know

The Most Frequent Hacking Tendencies to Know

Hacking is one of the biggest threats to consumers everywhere.

Hacking is one of the biggest threats to consumers everywhere. The risks of hacking were recently brought to light by the major breach of hundreds of thousands of consumers’ private information at Equifax, a major credit reporting company. While it’s easy to feel helpless in the face of such determined criminals, learning about the most common hacking techniques can educate you on what to look out for when you’re spending time online. [Read more…]

How To Be Safe With Information Online

How To Be Safe With Information Online

Whether it’s staying clear of malware or being smart with the information you put out, you need to understand the best practices.

In today’s world, nearly half of the population uses the internet. Depending on what device the access is coming from, that means a large amount of people are using computers. While they’re essential, your computer can easily be hacked and is prone to getting sick. Luckily, there are defense systems in place to thwart any such attempt. However, if you’re not careful and aware of the situation, these viruses could harm your computer. In most cases, it should not be difficult to clean the computer. In other scenarios, it could be extremely problematic, which is why you have to be careful with your approach online. Whether it’s staying clear of malware or being smart with the information you put out, you need to understand the best practices. [Read more…]

Identifying Phishing Attempts

Identifying Phishing Attempts

Phishing is when a malicious entity attempts to scam you in some way.

Phishing is when a malicious entity attempts to scam you in some way.  It could be trying to obtain your identity or money, or just putting malware on your computer.  Phishing scams run the gambit from mildly irritating to crashing your system.  Whatever the situation, you should be able to identify and prevent these attacks. [Read more…]

3 Applications that Protect Your Personal Information Online

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3 of the newest applications on the market are specifically designed to help protect your personal information while you use the internet.

Protecting your personal information online can seem like a losing battle, but there are many tools designed to make the job much easier. 3 of the newest applications on the market are specifically designed to help protect your personal information while you use the internet.

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WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak Information

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Due to the outbreak of the WannaCry crypto-ransomware malware, we wanted to make a few recommendations to help keep your environment safe.

Due to the outbreak of the WannaCry crypto-ransomware malware, we wanted to make a few recommendations to help keep your environment safe.

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How to Protect Your PC from Malware and Hackers

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Two of the biggest threats to PCs and all tech devices today are malware and hackers.  Here are some simple ways to protect your PC.

Two of the biggest threats to PCs and all tech devices today are malware and hackers. Protecting your devices from malware and hackers can seem like a full time job, but with the help of Working Nets and some proactive work, it can become a lot easier. Here are some simple ways to protect your PC from malware and hackers.

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3 Tips for Keeping Personal Information Safe While Online

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It seems like every day there is a new breach of information, hack, or virus designed to steal your personal information. There are many different ways you can ensure you’re keeping personal information safe.

It seems like every day there is a new breach of information, hack, or virus designed to steal your personal information while you use the internet. While this might just seem like the new price of using the internet, there are many different ways you can do a little extra to ensure you’re keeping personal information safe. Here are our top 3 tips for keeping personal information safe while online.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Online Security

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The world is only a click away. However, this ultimate accessibility and convenience does not come without its drawbacks.

In today’s high tech world, we have access to more information and products and media than ever before. The world is only a click away. However, this ultimate accessibility and convenience does not come without its drawbacks. When it comes to online security, it can be difficult to protect yourself. From malware to hackers to spyware, there are numerous threats to our own cyber security lurking in all corners of the web. Read on to learn more about how to protect yourself in the digital age.

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How to Boost Your Network Security for the New Year

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One of the best resolutions that you can make this year is to boost your network security for the new year!

The new year means a lot of things to everyone, whether it’s the chance to finally get in shape and use that gym membership, finally get to the bottom of your Netflix queue, or finally start flossing twice a day. The new year also means a lot of things for your network security! One of the best resolutions that you can make this year is to boost your network security for the new year!

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Password Pitfalls for Your Network Security

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Every time you reuse a password, create a weak password, or even share your password with someone else, you are putting your valuable data at risk.

How many passwords do you have for each of your many online accounts? The answer is probably “less.” That means that you’re probably reusing passwords for different account, and thus, compromising your data. Every time you reuse a password, create a weak password, or even share your password with someone else, you are putting your valuable data at risk. What if we told you that there are programs out there that can help you keep your passwords strong and safe? Well, there are and we’re going to be talking about them today. Let’s take a look. [Read more…]