Heading Back to School? Don’t Forget About Your PC Security Basics!

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You’re hanging out in a campus coffee shop, surfing the Internet on a public WiFi network. You’re paying bills, reading email, and posting some funny photos taken in your dorm room last night.

And with each of those activities, you’re a potential target for cybercriminals, viruses, spyware, and other threats.
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Vacationing This Summer? Don’t Get Burned By Criminals & Online Threats!

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Summer is a time to get away, to relax, and just to forget about it all. But make sure you don’t let your guard down! When you go on vacation, criminals go to work. Take the right precautions or your trip could cost you much more than the price of airfare and hotel stay!
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7 Ways to Spot a Phishing Scam

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It’s early in the morning, and you’ve just made a cup of coffee. You’re checking your email when you see one from PayPal, informing you there is an issue with your account and to ‘click here’ to verify your account. The email even features the official PayPal logo.

Because it’s early and your coffee hasn’t kicked in yet, you might think the email is legitimate and click the embedded link or attachment. And you might end up sorry if you did. If you’d taken a closer look, you’d have realized it was a phishing email.
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Are You Making Yourself a Victim of Cybercrime?

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Did you know some things you do on the Web could actually be putting your PC and personal information in jeopardy? Here are some mistakes and misconceptions that could make you a victim of cybercrime, and what you should do to minimize your risk of becoming part of the statistic.
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