Cybercrime

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TikTok Accused of Putting Children at Risk (Again)

The popular app has allegedly violated an agreement with the FTC to protect underage users.

Cybersecurity Tips to Prevent Remote Workers from Compromising Company Data During Covid-19

These are unprecedented times in which both companies, people, businesses, and governments are still navigating their way around this Covid-19 pandemic. But it is through these times of chaos that criminals exploit those who drop the guard.

5 Ways to Protect Your Company From Cybercrime

If you run a small- to medium-sized business, it's time to make prevention a priority.

Employees Are Your Weakest Link Against Cyberattacks. Don't Put Them on the Front Lines

It is the responsibility of businesses to create cybersecurity cultures that keep employees informed of risks and teach them strategies to stay one step ahead of hackers, but that consciously avoid placing employees at the center of prevention itself.

Your Identity Could Be Used in Online Dating Scams. Here's How to Protect Yourself.

Be aware of the most prevalent and predatory fraud schemes being carried out on online dating sites.

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