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WATCH: Confessions of a former hacker: 5 techniques to make you more secure online

Consumers are daily targets of email and phone scams, not to mention the frequent cyberattacks on big data. So it’s never been more important to safelock your online security as best as you can.

“The scams are changing everyday and consumers aren’t knowledgeable about the new scams that are going to be used against them,” says Kevin Mitnick, top cybersecurity expert and author of “The Art of Invisibility: The World’s Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How To Be Safe In The Age Of Big Brother And Big Data.”

Formerly on the US government’s “Most Wanted” list in the 1990s for hacking into cellphone companies, Mitnick served five years in prison for computer fraud. Since his release in 2000, he’s built a career as a “white hat” hacker, working as a security consultant for companies around the world. In this new video series,“Confessions…”  Yahoo Finance interviews Mitnick to find out what security measures he takes to safeguard his own personal information online.

Watch the Video and join the conversation: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/confessions-former-hacker-5-techniques-make-secure-online-144026427.html

Source: YAHOO Finance

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