How to protect yourself from cyber crime

Cyber security is increasingly becoming important as cyber crimes are on the rise. James Lyne, Global Head of Security Research at Sophos, offers top tips to protect yourself from cyber-criminals.

How many of the things on the ‘not to do’ checklist do you do?

1. Use a password that’s easy to remember, like ‘Password’ or ‘123456’

Though they are easy to remember, for a cyber-criminal this is like giving candy to a baby. A password like this can be cracked in less than a second.

2. Have the same password for everything so it’s easy to remember

It’s a lot of hassle having to have a separate password for

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