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  • Blog Post: Valentine’s Day e-card security tips

    Electronic greeting cards are easy, cheap, and fun to get and send, but cybercriminals also use them to try to steal your personal information or to spread malicious software. Legitimate companies have standard, obvious ways for you to recognize that the email is not a fraud. For example, with...
  • Blog Post: Be careful with Valentine's Day e-greetings

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and these days it’s very common to send Valentine wishes electronically . Electronic greetings can save time, paper, and postage and can contain go beyond the standard heart-shaped doily with music and animation. However, some e-greetings can spread malicious...
  • Blog Post: Would you like a virus with that eggnog?

    E-card viruses are nothing new, but we still like to post a reminder this time of year when you’re more likely to expect e-greetings. Messages that look like electronic greeting cards might hide viruses, spyware, and other malware. You should also be aware that some virus warnings are greatly exaggerated...
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