AppRiver LLC, a provider of email messaging and Web security solutions, today released its latest Threat and Spamscape report as well as a new video offering taxpayers advice on how to safeguard against cyber scams while filing taxes online.
While out and about around your town or city, it is important to protect yourself. Here, the Seattle Police Department offers general safety tips, street safety tips and tips should you be confronted by a stranger.
One in five (19 percent) Americans have come in contact with someone online who made them feel uncomfortable through stalking, persistent emails, and other aggressive outreach attempts, according to new data released recently by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and McAfee in time for Stalking Awareness Month this January. The study, conducted by Zogby International, also revealed that two-fifths (39 percent) of those victims reported the incident while 61 percent remained silent.
With the approach of the holiday shopping season and Cyber Monday, a new survey released this week demonstrates the importance of mobile online safety as more businesses and consumers are taking part in digital shopping via smartphones.
Our lagging economy has spurred a dramatic increase in burglaries and home invasions across the country, with agencies reporting an increase in 2010 after falling for a number of years.
Is your home free of hazards? Check electrical appliances for loose or frayed cords. Do not place wires under rugs. Check for outlets overloaded with plugs; including TV, computer, stereo, and printer. Install GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) outlets in your home; especially near sources of water like your bathroom, kitchen and laundry room.
Here are 10 best practices for protecting customer credit card account information and minimizing exposure to online payment scams.