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
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Keeping Online Shopping Safe – Things You Might Not Think Of The holiday season often brings out news reports and articles highlighting the increased use of the internet for Christmas shopping and how many billions of dollars will be spent
Online Gaming Security “It’s just a game, right?” Well, sort of….
Geolocation Where are you, right now? Of course, you know the answer to this question (I assume!), but how many other people are privy to your exact location? Family? Close friends? Acquaintances? Strangers? Your phone? Yes, your phone. Geolocation –
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