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The sources include social networks and messaging apps, which connect us to family and friends, but also to misinformation and sales scams that are hard to sort through, especially when they come so thick and fast. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a digital friend...

The flipside of being able to shop, chat, bank and share online at the push of a button is the risk of data theft, ransomware and identity fraud. That’s why we protect our family PCs and mobile devices with security solutions from proven providers....

This is a difficult time for many Americans, as it is for citizens all over the world. But unfortunately it’s extraordinary global events like this that cyber-criminals look for in order to make their schemes more successful....

Of the 28.6 billion cyber-threats Trend Micro blocked globally in the first half of 2019, over 24.3 billion were carried by email. That’s 91%. Many of these threats were made possible via phishing: a technique hackers having been using for years....

Routers play a crucial role, akin to a cyber front door for the smart home. Hackers are becoming increasingly adept at exploiting any security weaknesses on these devices to grab our data, install malware, and remotely control our smart devices....

Whether it’s just our name and email address or more sensitive information like Social Security and credit card numbers, this sharing of what’s known as personally identifiable information (PII) exposes us to risk. Why? Because hackers are looking for ways to steal and monetize it....

Social media sites are increasingly the focus of our digital lives. Not only do we share, interact and post on platforms like Facebook—we also use these sites to quickly log into our favorite apps and websites. But what happens when these social media gatekeepers are...