Today, hackers are moving beyond their old techniques.
For many years, your security was based primarily on the computer/device you were using.
I do tell people that using an iPad/iPhone is the best computer security generally available. Chromebooks are next. A Mac is probably next. Then quite a bit less secure is Android. And very, very last is Windows, it is many orders of magnitude less safe.
I’ve written an article comparing security of various platforms in great detail here:
However, even if you are taking measures to be safe, you can still be hacked!
How? It’s called phishing, and basically it is fooling you into providing sensitive information such as your login/password, SSN, credit card number, etc.
Computer security will not protect you from this, so you need to be aware of the threat.
Here are three good rules to follow:
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