These days, connecting with digital services is a daily practice: each day we communicate, speak and pay using PCs, smartphones and tablets. This is why the topic of personal data protection and IT security in general is becoming increasingly important. Given the immediacy and ease with which we connect to the web through wi-fi and mobile networks, close attention must be paid to ensure secure access to email, home banking and social networks and to prevent thefts of information and money.
We must never lower our guard: over the last seven years, the number of cybercrime attacks has risen by 240% worldwide, and by 7% in the last 12 months alone. These statistics were published in the Clusit 2018 report issued by the Italian Information Security Association.
In a sea of emails, there is always some bait ready to mislead you. Don't put your security at risk: it is important to recognise attempts at phishing so that you can't be reeled in.
Does every application need a password? There are so many of them and it's not easy to remember them all. What you need to do is find the right way to choose them and keep them safe.
Prevention is better than cure! Computer viruses are contagious but the best doctor for your PC and devices is you.