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Lets Have “The Talk” About the Internet: 7 Conversation-Starters for Staying Safer Online

It’s Time to Have “The Talk” About the Internet: 7 Conversation-Starters for Staying Much Safer Online With Safer Internet Day upon us, it’s time to have “The Talk.” The internet talk, that is. What’s the internet talk? It’s a candid conversation about how safe we’re really being when we go ...

Consumer Threat Notices

Affected by a Data Breach? Here Are Security Steps You Should Take

Affected by a Data Breach? Here Are Security Steps You Should Take We share personal information with companies for multiple reasons: to pay for takeout at our favorite restaurant, to check into a hotel, or to collect rewards at the local coffee shop.  While using a credit card is convenient, ...

Consumer

Digital Marriage—Making Sure Your Online Wedding is Safe and Secure

Digital Marriage—Making Sure Your Online Wedding is Safe and Secure Love finds a way. Even in a pandemic.  Across this year and last, a growing number of couples are sticking to their wedding dates as planned, yet with a twist—they’re holding them online. Whether to comply with local guidance, accommodate ...

Consumer Threat Notices

ShinyHunters Exposes Over 125 Million Online Credentials

ShinyHunters Exposes Over 125 Million Online Credentials   Meet ShinyHunters, a hacker who recently leaked 10 new databases this past month from companies including: • Pixlr.com • Bonobos.com • Wognai.com • Tesspring.com • Tunedglobal.com • Buyucoin.com • Wappalyzer.com • Chqbook.com • Rooter.io • MeetMindful.com But this isn’t the first time they’ve ...

Family Safety

10 Easy Ways to Build Up Your Family’s Online Security

10 Easy Ways to Build Up Your Family’s Online Security The events of 2020 didn’t just set significant lifestyle changes in motion. According to a recent study, it also influenced our mindset about our online security. McAfee’s 2021 Consumer Security Mindset Report highlights our collective shift to a Digital-First mindset and the ...

Consumer

This Data Privacy Day Own Your Privacy, Even On Social Sites

One of the positive trends that we’ve seen in recent years is governments and users pressuring companies to simplify their privacy policies and security settings. This comes after a slew of concerning incidents, such as widespread data breaches and data sharing by social media companies. The spotlight on these issues ...

Consumer Threat Notices

New Year, New Digital You: Consumer Security Findings from McAfee’s Latest Report

New Year, New Digital You: Consumer Security Findings from McAfee’s Latest Report  2020 was a year unlike any other. We transitioned from the corporate office to the home office, participated in distance learning, and figured out how to communicate with one another from afar. We sought out new forms of entertainment by ...

Consumer

New Year, New Digital You: Canadian Survey Findings from McAfee

New Year, New Digital You: Canadian Survey Findings from McAfee McAfee is headquartered in the U.S. and with our impressive global footprint protecting over 600 million devices protecting users’ connected lives isn’t just a priority for one location, but for the entire world that we serve.  As Site Leader of ...

Consumer

Take It Personally: Ten Tips for Protecting Your Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Take It Personally: Ten Tips for Protecting Your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Seems like we always have a connected device somewhere within arm’s reach, whether it’s a smartphone, laptop, tablet, a wearable, or some combination of them all. In a way, we bring the internet along with us nearly wherever ...

Consumer

The Connected Lives of Babies: Protecting Their First Footprints in the Digital World

The Connected Lives of Babies: Protecting Their First Footprints in the Digital World A baby can leave their first internet footprints even before they’re born. The fact is that children start creating an identity online before they even put a little pinky on a device, let alone come home for ...

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