October 10, 2020 | computer | No Comments
The FBI recently reported that the number of complaints about cyberattacks to their Cyber Division is up to as many as 4,000 a day.
National Cyber Security Alliance Executive Director Kelvin Coleman said it’s simple math, more people online has caused a sharp uptick in cybercrime.
He’s seen a 400% increase from what the FBI was seeing before the coronavirus pandemic.
“We wanted to have access to our files and access to our work and now we are seeing the consequences of that,” Coleman said.
He said many of us made the mistake of not beefing up our home computer security software when the pandemic forced millions of people to work from home.
Here’s Coleman’s advice for staying safe online.
Don’t put off updating security software
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