Timely news and information to stay Cyber Aware and protect your devices and data.
Stop Catfishing Before They Reel You In
You may not think they’re a bad guy. But ask yourself just how well you really know the person you met online… and why they really want you to buy a bunch of stuff for them?
SLIDE SHOW: Man in the Middle Scam
A good dose of skepticism may be just the thing when a bad guy is trying to trick you into sharing information. This slide show can help you better understand the “Man in the Middle” scam. This is where bad guys fool you into giving them an authorization code that's been sent to you from a company. Then they use the code to fool the company, pretending they are you.
VIDEO: 4 Steps to Take Before Trading In Your Old Phone
When you get a new phone and before you trade in your old one, make sure you don’t trade in all your personal information, too. Watch this video to see the steps to better protect yourself.
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New Warnings Have Consumers Checking Their Home WiFi Routers
The router is the heart and soul of your home Wi-Fi network, and now it's more important than ever to make sure it's secure against bad guys.
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The Next Generation of Mobile Security is Here
A better way to stop fraud on your smartphone could roll out later this year. It will bring improvements over “two-factor authentication,” where you use a password but also need a second verification, like a code sent in a text message. AT&T is a member of the group developing this – the Mobile Authentication Taskforce.
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