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News 5 WCYB is starting a new weekly segment to help keep you and your family safe online. Each week we will speak with Ben Lawson who is an I. T. and cybersecurity expert with Burk IT Consulting to bring...

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On this week's tech tips, we're showing you how to keep your debit or credit card safe using a device you carry everywhere with you. That's right, we're talking about your phone. You can minimize the chance that your card...

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This week on Tech Tips we're talking about cyber attacks and how they can affect you outside of the web. Our cyber expert Ben Lawson says cybercrime activity monitored by multiple cyber security firms and government agencies has seen a...

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This on tech tips we discuss Microsoft’s patch Tuesday cycle when most updates are released. This week's patch included several critical updates addressing windows vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited. Cyber expert Ben Lawson says it's the most critical update...

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On this week's Tech Tips, we discuss services to deter spam texts and calls. Spam is no longer just a matter of unwanted emails. Spam texts and spam phone calls have steadily increased over the last two years. In March,...

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This week on Tech Tips, we are talking about credit card privacy options and how to use virtual cards for your online purchases. A virtual credit card is a service that allows online shoppers to mask their credit card’s sensitive...

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On our second installment of Tech Tips, we talk about "the cloud. "We all use the cloud in one way or another these days. We use it for things like storage, music, even our home security. More than likely, you...

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In this week's tech tips, we’re talking about cybercrimes of opportunity. Every year during the storm seasons of the spring and summer, scams and phishing campaigns pop up to exploit the needy and those who are willing to help. Cyber...

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This week on Tech Tips we're talking about how to protect your device when heading out on vacation. Cybercriminals are waiting and looking to nab your phone or maybe even your laptop. Cyber expert Ben Lawson says you should always...

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On this week's Tech Tips, we discuss how cybercriminals try to gain control of mobile payment apps like Venmo or Cash App. SMS (Short Message Service) text messages are sent trying to lure victims to respond by asking if a...

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This week on Tech Tips, do you think you have been hacked? What do you do next? The first thing to do is make sure the internet is disconnected from the device or computer. There are some possible signs to...

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On this week's tech tips, we are talking about summer travel, cybersecurity style. When going on vacation, fewer devices should be taken. Everyone wants to be connected but when less items are taken, fewer can be lost or stolen. Make...

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