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How to Stop Reacting in Anger When You’re Triggered | #uplifiting | #empowering | romancescams | #scams

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

“Freedom is taking control of the rudder of your life.” ~Yukito Kishiro “What’s for dinner?” It’s a simple enough question. Yet it’s one that has made me lose my mind […]

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What to Say When People Ask Why You’re Not Married | #dating | romancescams | #scams

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

_________________________ These quick comebacks could come in handy. Marriage is a thing two people do when they’re utterly in love and want to lock it in—and, for some, […]

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New Dating App Elate Makes It Difficult To Ghost People You’re Talking To | #tinder | #pof | romancescams | #scams

Whether you’re the ghoster or a ghostee, we’ve all had some kind of ghosting experience – but new dating app elate is looking to put an end to it. We’ve […] View full post on National Cyber Security

4 Signs You’re Wasting Your Time On The Wrong Man | romancescams | #scams

4 Signs You’re Wasting Your Time On The Wrong Man Understand Men. Find Love. Skip to content Happy Clients Understand Men. Find Love. © 2020 Dating Coach – Evan Marc […] View full post on National Cyber Security

Shouldn’t your spouse let you know you’re in an open marriage? And more advice from Dear Prudence. | #facebookdating | #tinder | #pof | romancescams | #scams

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Backlash When the Boss Discovers You’re in the Clearance Process with Another Employer? – Ask CJ | #employeefraud | #recruitment | #corporatesecurity | #businesssecurity | #

Dealing with employee performance issues is difficult as a supervisor. But what if you’re an employee experiencing backlash because your employer found out you are seeking out other offers? Recently, […] View full post on National Cyber Security

#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | The first thing to do after you’re involved in a hack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans There were a bunch of big data hacks in 2019, and 2020 will likely be just as bad as the number of cyberattacks increase. (The average number of security breaches in the last year grew by 11% from 130 in 2017 to 145 in 2018, according to Accenture research.) Companies […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com

1.4 #billion #hacked #passwords leaked #online, now you’re at #risk

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Staying protected from cybercriminals is something everyone needs to stay on top of now that we’re living in a digital world. New data breaches, malware and phishing scams are popping up constantly.

Having sensitive information fall into the hands of criminals is the last thing that we need. You definitely don’t want your identity stolen or hackers having access to your bank accounts.

Unfortunately, a massive archive of stolen credentials was recently discovered online that could put you at risk.

Have your credentials been exposed?

Security researchers at 4iQ recently discovered a 41GB archive that contains more than 1.4 billion stolen user credentials. The credentials, including passwords, are unencrypted on the Dark Web.

The database includes email addresses, passwords and usernames. This isn’t actually a new data breach, it’s a collection of information that had been stolen in previous data breaches.

Researchers who discovered the file said, “While scanning the deep and dark web for stolen, leaked or lost data, 4iQ discovered a single file with a database of 1.4 billion clear text credentials–the largest aggregate database found in the dark web to date.”

More than 250 previous data breaches contributed to this collection of stolen credentials. The stolen information was well organized, even indexed alphabetically by the criminal who put it together.

Anytime there is a massive data breach, there are steps that you need to take to make sure your information is secure. Keep reading for suggestions.

Change your password

Whenever you hear news of a data breach, it’s a good idea to change your account passwords. This is especially true if you use the same credentials for multiple websites, which is a bad idea.

If your credentials are stolen from a breach, criminals can test them on other sites to log into those accounts as well.

Keep an eye on your bank accounts 

You should already be frequently checking your bank statements, looking for suspicious activity. It’s even more critical when sensitive information has been exposed through a data breach.

If you see anything that seems strange, report it immediately. It’s the best way to keep your financial accounts safe.

Set up two-factor authentication 

Two-factor authentication, also known as two-step verification, means that to log into your account, you need two ways to prove you are who you say you are. This is an extra layer of security that will help keep your accounts safe.

Investigate your email address 

This is a critical step and it will only take a few seconds of your time. You need to find out if your credentials are part of any recent data breach. The best way to find out if you’re impacted is with the Have I Been Pwned website. 

It’s an easy-to-use site with a database of information that hackers and malicious programs have released publicly. It monitors hacker sites and collects new data every five to 10 minutes about the latest breaches. You can even set up alerts to be notified if your email address is impacted in the future.

Beware of phishing scams 

Scammers will try and piggyback on data breaches like this. They will create phishing emails, hoping to get victims to click on malicious links that could lead to more problems. You need to familiarize yourself with what phishing scams look like so you can avoid falling victim to one.

FROM WEBCAMS, SIGN-INS, TO ALEXA, DON’T MAKE THESE MISTAKES

When our PCs work normally, we sometimes take them for granted. We recklessly fill up our hard drives with data, download files, install applications and browse the web as we please. But of course, all it takes is one installation of a malicious application to ruin your PC and worse, have all your information stolen.

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Ever re-use your passwords? You’re a hacker’s dream

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Ever re-use your passwords? You’re a hacker’s dream

With so much of life lived online, it can be hard to remember passwords for every app and platform you’re on, but re-using them is putting people at an ever-increasing risk of being hacked. The recent data breach of food and restaurant search engine Zomato saw hackers steal 17 million…

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