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How Cybercriminals Try To Extort Victims Online

By Christine Persaud
Cybersecurity is a growing concern, especially as we rely more and more on digital channels to communicate with one another. cybercriminals are getting more and more clever in their tactics, and we’re seeing new methods emerge, especially when it comes to monetary extortion.

The Social Dilemma: We Have Clear Warnings, We Need Real Solutions

Much of today’s technology is designed to deceive and manipulate us, not to protect us, our privacy or our property. Into our smartphones and our social media sites and our connected digital gadgetry, product designers have embedded certain techniques and…

5 Ways To Secure Your Phone’s Lock Screen: Which Is Best?

By Christine Persaud
Pretty much every phone has a screen lock of some kind that ensures someone passing by can’t swipe your phone and easily log into it to see your private photos, sensitive work information, or personal financial details. While the old four-digit passcode is still being used these days, there are many other ways you can secure a mobile device. What are they and which is best?