7 Tips For Securing Your Computer And Your Digital Life

And most don’t cost anything unless you want them to

Dominic DiFrancesco
Tech For Everyone

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We live in a digital world. Online banking, social media, food delivery, and even dating happens in the digital realm. We use our computers, phones, and tablets to stay connected to the outside world, but this constant connection also opens up our devices, and us to becoming victims of crime.

Here are some simple things you can do to reduce the risks. Keep in mind that there is no way to make yourself 100% immune to the bad guys, but this list along with a little common sense will go a long way toward making you less vulnerable.

What can you do to protect yourself

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Update your operating system

One thing we all can and should do is make sure our operating systems are up-to-date. This one single act will make the biggest impact on your online security.

New exploits come out almost daily and unpatched computer systems are their targets. Computer hackers and ransomware gangs are smart, they generally attack the lowest hanging fruit first, and those are…

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Dominic DiFrancesco
Tech For Everyone

I’m a life-long writer & tech nerd. I love blogging, writing poetry, and short stories. My website https://domdifrancesco.com