Are You Making Yourself Vulnerable to Cyber Crime?

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Walletpop provides some great and easy tips for protecting yourself from identity theft and other cyber crimes:

Do you wear seatbelts? Avoid raw eggs? Get a flu shot? In other words, do you behave in ways aimed at protecting your safety and your overall health? Now answer this: Do you have a password on your mobile phone? Do you tell your social networking sites where you are?

If so, you’re not as safety-conscious as you thought. You’re opening yourself up to a burgeoning world of cybercrime that is possible through mobile devices. And you are far from alone.

I collaborated with Norton and Javelin Strategy & Research on a piece of research called the Connected but Carelessstudy, which was released today, to figure out just how open Americans are leaving themselves to cyber crime. The survey of 1,000 Internet users pointed to three specific potential security gaps.

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Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Criminal Law Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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