5 Common Security Tech Mistakes to Avoid for Better Protection

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Here are 5 dumb security tech mistakes that you have been making

  • Using the same PIN for your phone lock screen as your bank
  • Keeping Bluetooth on 24/7
  • Leaving your Wi-Fi network or router unprotected
  • Here are 5 dumb security tech mistakes that you have been making

    It’s hard to remember all the settings you’ve adjusted and the passwords you’ve made over the years. Let this be your reminder to go in and make a few quick changes to protect yourself.

    Using the same PIN for your phone lock screen as your bank

    You don’t want to remember a bunch of codes. They’re easy to forget, so you keep it simple and reuse the same PIN. Don’t give in to temptation! It could lead you to financial ruin. Say you’re relaxing in the coffee shop, and you open your phone. Someone standing behind you could notice your code, write it down and start using it to access your bank account within minutes. To protect yourself, use different PINs. If you’re struggling to remember them all, consider a password manager.

    Leaving your Wi-Fi network or router unprotected

    Few things make a cybercriminal drool more than an unsecured Wi-Fi connection. If they feel particularly nefarious, they can use your network to attack your gadgets. How about stealing your personal information? They could even download dangerous files or visit illegal websites…

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