globe2Protect your personal data from online hackers and make sure they won’t be handed to wrong people at the wrong time. Patrick Peterson, the founder and CEO of Agari, a security firm based in San Mateo, California said that these scammers use the same steps and methods. Just like the old ways, they use links or download buttons encouraging users to click on.

To safeguard your personal data, make sure that you use a trusted email provider and manage your password well –that includes your PIN and password to bank accounts, emails and other online services that store pertinent information. Lastly, avoid clicking links from unknown and untrusted sources.

Source: INC