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How to keep your money safe in a world that revolves around the internet

In a world that is digitally evolving it is crucial to protect your finances. Cyber criminals find new ways every day to lure their way into your emails or browsers. There are so many ways you can avoid getting caught in the web of threats by taking the right step of actions. If you manage your vulnerabilities, you are less likely to face a cyber attack and be able to protect your personal information. With the advanced technology we have today you can install software’s that automatically detect suspicious computer behavior. A good rule of thumb would be changing your passwords for every website often and keeping them as unique as possible. Fraudster’s can guess passwords that are short that don’t include characters or numbers. If you worry about forgetting those passwords you change often or have multiple of, consider downloading a password manager app. Be sure you are positive that you permanently delete all electronic files when disposing of them. It is way easier then imagined for a hacker to restore a file if you just click “delete”. Lastly, checking your credit score to monitor all activity can help spot any fraudulent activity. Not only is this a good habit for yourself, but a good financially responsible routine to stay on top of.

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