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Views expressed in this cybersecurity, cybercrime update are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Accessed on 04 April 2023, 2052 UTC. Content provided by email subscription to "PCMag Security Watch."

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10 Things Every Parent With a Connected Kid Needs to Know

Protecting kids is harder today than it used to be, thanks in large part to technology. We tell you how to prepare children for the dangers they face online.

 
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Tired of Your VPN? Here's How to Switch

Quitting your old VPN and starting up with a new one is simple. We show you how to make the change and give you tips on what to check if your new VPN isn't working.

Million-Dollar Tax Refund From the IRS? Nope, Watch Out For These Tax Scams

With tax season in full swing, cybersecurity companies like Trustwave and Malwarebytes, as well as the IRS, warn the public to watch out for tax-themed phishing messages.

Mullvad VPN, Tor Project Team Up on Privacy-Focused Browser

The Mullvad Browser promises to collect no data from the user while minimizing tracking from websites. But it's best used with a VPN to ensure more complete protection.

As Twitter Pulls Legacy Checkmarks, Hackers Pounce With Phishing Emails

The phishing messages say 'Last call on verified accounts' in the subject line, in an attempt to dupe unsuspecting users with legacy blue checkmarks into revealing account data.

Microsoft Uses ChatGPT Tech to Help Security Industry Fend Off  Hackers

Microsoft Security Copilot promises to help IT security professionals streamline their work, including the ability to reverse-engineer attacks in seconds.

How to Wipe Your Hard Drive

Planning to get rid of your Windows PC? Here's how to make sure all the personal files on your hard drive are erased and unrecoverable, whether you're running Windows 11, 10, 8.1, or 7.

 
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