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Your phone rings. You recognize the number, but when you pick up, it’s someone else. What’s the deal?

Scammers are using fake caller ID information to trick you into thinking they are someone local, someone you trust — like a government a...

There’s a certain kind of security threat that catches the headlines—the massive data breach, or the malware that hijacks your computer for a ransom—but it’s also important to keep your guard up against some of the lesser-known attacks...

Belief in myths can be harmless. But when that belief leaves you with a stolen credit card or a compromised corporate network, the consequences are all too real. Here are some common myths that plague cyberspace, and solutions to deal with ...

Phishing is a scam where criminals use misleading information to trick you into revealing passwords or other confidential information. Below are eight important rules to help avoid being victimized. We also outline a few realistic phishing...

Every time another website is hacked, or another company suffers from a data breaches, the same advice crops up in the media and in corporate blogs. Over and over again experts offer lists of all the things companies should do to protect...

We’ve all read about various forms of cybercrime and its various levels of impact. Oftentimes we hear about a company whose network has been compromised, leading to the loss of sensitive information. But that’s just one scenario out of many...