With computers and mobile devices playing more important roles in our daily lives, safeguarding the information stored on those devices has become more important – yet seemingly more challenging.
As hackers become increasingly sophisticated, and criminals gain automated tools that don’t require technical expertise to use, it seems harder and harder for average users to protect their devices, but some basic precautions can help reduce the risk.
Don’t be caught off-guard — follow these tips for safe computing:
While there is no foolproof way to protect your computer or mobile devices, taking these steps can reduce your chances of falling victim to an attack.
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