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How Thieves Steal Your Password to Compromise Your Network Security

You need not worry about run-of-the-mill viruses that try to infect your system surreptitiously. Your firewall and security software does a good job of preventing such digital intrusions. What you have to watch out for are tricks that lure you into explicitly revealing your confidential information. Hackers make such attempts using the following methods: Phoney update messages. You’ve turned on update notifications on your system so you receive requests to change software almost everyday. You may not think twice when you click the “Agree” button on such messages. Hackers are counting on your inattention. If you click any button on…

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