How many (grave) security threats have been unearthed in the last two years? Meltdown, Spectre, WannaCry, Annabelle… the list is endless. It seems every morning you wake up, there is a new wild security exploit someone has just discovered.
Will time spent on your computer and online be for updating software and installing new ones as a cybersecurity measure? Or will you get down to doing some actual work? I am thinking the latter!
Well, you will be glad to know that you can actually go online, get your work done, and still not get infected with any of these menacing cyber threats. You only need to be prudent and take due diligent while online. By following the precautions below, you should stay clear of these grave cyber-attacks.
#1 – Install Security Software and have it automatically update
You should always be running up-to-date software on your system. Be it your operating system, application software, or anti-virus/anti-malware programs. Hackers don’t like working too hard, so they often go for the easy targets; folks running outdated operating systems and applications on their devices.
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