You’ve probably heard the adage “information is power,” and that is certainly true when it comes to
cybercrime. Access to your personal information is what gives hackers the power to tap into your
accounts and steal your money or your identity. But the right information can also empower you to protect
yourself from being caught up in the thriving industry that is cybercrime.
With that in mind, here is our Top 10 list of steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime.
1) Education - Hackers aren’t the only ones who can gain power from information. By educating
yourself about the types of scams that exist on the Internet and how to avert them, you are putting
yourself one step ahead of the cybercriminals.Since phishing is prevalent, read up on the latest phishing scams and learn how to recognize a phishing attempt. Remember, phishing is when hackers attempt to lure you into revealing personal information by pretending to be a legitimate o…