Identity theft has always been a concern, but with more and more details of our private lives openly accessible on the Internet, it is at unprecedented levels and it is easier than ever for cybercriminals to steal somebody's identity. 



A strong password is an important protection to help you have safer online transactions. Here are steps you can take to create a strong password. Some or all might help protect your online transactions:

•    Length - Make your passwords long with eight or more characters.


Are you safeguarding your important passwords? Have the e-mails you sent been accessed by unwanted eyes? How private are your personal documents?

 

In today's world, with cyber crime rates at record highs, it's no wonder that people are concerned about their sensitive information and looking for ways on how to portect them.



Lavasoft News has compiled a list of "security shorts" - summaries of other online security stories making news and headlines around the world this past month...



Some of us may be unfamiliar with the many tech terms that spruce up every so often. Firewall can also be a term that not many are familiar with. 

According to a study by National Cyber Security Alliance, only 4 percent of Americans say they understand firewalls “completely”, while more than 44 percent don’t understand firewalls at all - or know if they have one enabled on their PC. So for those who feel unsure, keep reading to find out why a firewall is a necessary part of your online defense.


Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn and other social networks have become an essential part of online lives. Social networks are a great approach to stay connected with others, but you should always be aware about how much personal information you post...


We would like to share with our users the newest review that was issued from PC Mag regarding Ad-Aware Free 10.5 - We're definitely very proud of this review! We will continue to improve this software and ensure that we provide the best protection to all of our users...