Computer viruses and hacking are nothing new. However, our dependency on a worldwide network to conduct business, (the internet) and the pervasiveness and frequency of massive hack attacks is new. So, if you want to learn who the hackers are, who's being hacked, and most importantly, how to protect yourself and your financial assets from these criminals, then read on and learn the answers to these and other questions in this week’s Working the Web to Win show, "The Hack Attack is Back.”
What is new is our overwhelming use and dependency on computer systems, especially the Internet, which allows us to communicate worldwide virtually instantaneously. Computing devices and the Internet have ushered in a well-spring of inventions, mass communications and innovation. Unfortunately, they’re also act as a double-edged sword, in that smart criminals can take advantage of the complexity and the massive social addiction that people have with what seems like new-found power. This allows hackers of all kinds to invade our lives in a multitude of ways.
I provide my high priority list of a dozen things anyone can and should do to protect their financial assets and identity. This way you won’t become a victim during this new era of hack-a-thons, taking place worldwide. Learn how to protect yourself and your devices from attack. Tune into "The Hack Attack is Back" on Tuesday, 4 p.m. Eastern Standard time.
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