April 17, 2013

Experts warn against giving cybercriminals opening


With identity theft on the rise, many consumers are in desperate need of a refresher course in what data-security experts call “cyberhygiene.”

“We’re all naive, and that’s what cybercriminals count on,” said Monica Hamilton, director of product marketing at McAfee Inc., a cybersecurity firm in Santa Clara, Calif.

Something as simple as disclosing your birthday or hometown on Facebook can give cybercriminals an opening to steal your identity and ruin your credit.

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