Privacy & Identity Protection

Identity theft has evolved far beyond just credit card fraud and unfortunately is a rapidly growing crime. McAfee Identity Protection blogs cover preventative measures related to scams, phishing, and ransomware. Read the latest blogs for tips to protect your identity and privacy.

How to Protect Yourself Against Tax Scams
Who else loves tax season besides accountants? Scammers.  It’s high time of year for online risks here...
What is a VPN? How It Can Make Your Time Online More Private and Secure.
What is a VPN (virtual private network)? And how can it make your time online more secure—and...
Plenty of Phish in the Sea—Your Guide to Spotting Phishing Emails and Scams
There are plenty of phish in the sea.  Millions of bogus phishing emails land in millions of...
Online Banking—Simple Steps to Protect Yourself from Bank Fraud
More and more transactions occur over the internet rather than at a teller’s window, and nearly every...
5 Ways to Protect Your Online Privacy
From the moment we open our browsers, our personal data privacy is put into question as a...
How to Protect Your Social Media Accounts
Now’s a fine time to give your social media settings and habits a closer look, all so...
How to Delete Yourself from the Internet
While you can’t delete your personal info from the internet entirely, you can take strong steps to...
AI in the Hands of Cybercriminals: How to Spot Fake Art and Deepfakes
Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way from high-tech labs and Hollywood plots into the hands of...
123456 Is Not an Acceptable Password
A common misconception is that a password only needs to be memorable. Whilst this is a helpful...
Protect Your Social Media Passwords from Hacks and Attacks
What does a hacker want with your social media account? Plenty.  Hackers hijack social media accounts for...
What is Spyware?
Spyware. If the name sounds creepy and invasive, that’s because it is.  The thought of someone virtually...
Four Ways To Use AI Responsibly
Are you skeptical about mainstream artificial intelligence? Or are you all in on AI and use it...
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