Am I Secure Online? Take the Quiz and Find Out

With all the talk about cybersecurity these days, you may be wondering what small changes you can make to be more secure, and if those changes will really make a difference. With so many threats out there, is it worth even trying? It’s absolutely worth trying! Leapfrog has seen time and again how a few …

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Online Scams Against Seniors: 6 Ways to Protect Your Loved Ones

If someone you love is over 65 and online, they can be targeted by cybercriminals simply because of their age. People who are less internet-savvy make good victims regardless of their age, and senior citizens are prime targets because they’re more likely to have financial nest eggs. But even internet-savvy seniors get scammed. Here’s what …

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New (Easier) Passwords Rules For 2019!

You know the advice you used to get about creating good passwords? It’s been updated for 2019! But don’t be confused about what the advice really means. The highly circulated news that you no longer have to update your passwords except under certain circumstances has been badly misunderstood. Here are three charts that explain the …

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Don’t Fall For Sextortion! How To Spot The Latest Scams

(UPDATED) Earlier this year we talked about a “sextortion” scam (below) creating havoc around the world. Through emails, the scam tricked people into believing that their (very, very) personal web-viewing habits — along with videos captured through their computer cameras — would be distributed to their contact list unless they paid a bitcoin ransom. The …

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Worm, Virus, Malware, Phishing, Spoofing, Hacking, Phreaking, Spyware … What’s What? Cybercrime Lingo — Deciphered!

No matter what you call it, cybercrime can be a real pain. So it’s good to understand the different kinds of crimes out there so you can be alert, protect yourself and your company, and understand what might be going on if your computer or network starts acting weird. The truth is, you can’t participate …

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4 Ways Unique Passwords Make You Sexier

Here at Leapfrog we really, really, really want you to use unique passwords. So much so that we’re hoping you forgive us for the headline and take our advice. Mega breaches call for mega action! Breaches are out of control, so if you’re using the same password for more than one account, it’s like slapping …

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10 Top Hacker Scams and How To Stop Them

July 2017: No one wants to be scammed — it can lead to problems ranging from a messed-up device to identity theft to holding your network hostage for a ransom. Scroll through this list of 10 top hacker scams and see what you can do to stay on top of your no-scammer game. Scam What …

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Tax Return Scams: What To Watch Out For This Year

March 2017: Even worse than doing your taxes is finding out someone beat you to it — and got your refund. Tax return fraud is still in the billions of dollars each year, which means it can affect you. Anyone who has your Social Security Number (SSN) can put you at risk, and this includes …

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