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Online data protection is of great importance.

With the ever-increasing rise in using social networking websites, e-mail and online shopping…

… users and consumers need to be increasingly vigilant to guard against cyber-thieves and scammers.

Especially when entering their credit cards details, home addresses and other confidential information online.
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Phone hacking is evil yet we need to live with it.

According to an article by Mashable, “It’s still fairly easy to hack into your phone. But, unless you’re a celebrity, you’re unlikely to be a target.”

The reality is that smartphones are progressively taking on the roles of computers and wallets.

Credit card companies like American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA allow their customers to upload their credit cards details to their smartphones. to use their mobile phones as credit cards.

Consumers then can purchase items by waving their phones over scanners. Read more

A strong password is a title that keeps changing hands year after year, specially with the rapid advances in tech. In 2010, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. announced the findings of a ZoneAlarm survey, revealing that 79% of consumers use risky password construction practices, such as including personal information and words.

26% of respondents confessed to reusing the same password for important accounts such as email, banking or shopping and social networking sites. In addition, as much as 8% admitted to copying an entire password found online in a listing of “good” passwords.
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