Online Bank Security Remember those old movies where the bank robber needed to “crack” the safe? In my mind’s eye he’s crouched in front of a big metal cube, holding something like a stethoscope up to the door as he
Unlocking the Green Padlock So you’re doing some online banking – or shopping or logging into your health insurance or HSA account, etc. – and you suddenly remember all those terrible stories about fake websites luring unsuspecting customers into giving
Online Gaming Security “It’s just a game, right?” Well, sort of….
You’re cautious. You use long, complicated passwords. You never click on links from sources you are unfamiliar with. You never respond to suspicious emails. You don’t reuse passwords and even use 2-factor authentication for your online accounts when it’s available.
Ransomware! Think of the information contained on your personal computer or laptop: Pictures. Documents. Financial information. Files you’ve taken home from the office to work on over the weekend. Music and videos. Now think: how much is it all worth
SIM Swap If you are at all interested in internet security or follow the news about the latest hacks and fraud alerts, you have probably noticed the continual back-and-forth that goes on between the “security guys” and the “hacker guys.”
Have you tried to buy a refrigerator lately? When someone at a local appliance store told me that the new Samsung refrigerator can connect to the Internet and show me all the recipes for Lasagna and recommend the best ingredients
What To Do If You’ve Been Hacked We recently published an article giving some advice on how to bolster your security by using multi factor authentication to supplement the security provided by your password. But what if it’s too late?
Passwords Again? Over the years, PSMail has published several articles and much advice on creating strong passwords and on the benefits of supplementing them with our two-factor authentication. So you might be asking, “Why another article on passwords?” Here’s a
When it comes to internet security and data protection, you’ve probably heard the debate between convenience and security. It seems that an increase in the one tends to diminish the other. This conundrum is nothing new, of course. As a matter of