Cyber Crime and Security: How to Better Protect Your Computer

From U.S. government and credit card hacks to breaking into Xbox passwords, every year more and more accounts of cyber crimes are occurring leaving the everyday internet user a little hesitant about where they visit in cyberspace. And this unfortunate trend seems to be rising. According to recent cyber crime statistics, approximately 75 million scam emails are sent every day claiming 2,000 victims. While some of these malware attacks can be avoided by following simple tips and tricks while online, other attacks are becoming more specific and targeted using personal details to gain access to your information. But no need to fear – even with this rising concern you can still take a proactive step to better protect your computer. Check out the following infographic to learn how you can reduce your risk of falling victim to a cyber attack.

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