No matter what you use the internet for, this matters.

“I don’t bank online, I don’t store sensitive information on my machine! I only use it to check email. What could hackers possibly want with this hunk of junk?”

Reporter Brian Krebs explains why you should think again.

You can read Krebs’ full article at 
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2012/10/the-scrap-value-of-a-hacked-pc-revisited/ 

But that’s not all.

The article is now several years old, and all this is child’s play to today’s sophisticated fraudsters.  They can do all this and far more.

What they can do with the information they piece together about your identity, even from seemingly innocuous computer use, could do serious damage to your reputation and/or credit rating – even if you have no credit-related information on your computer.

They piece together enough information to simulate your identity for whatever purpose they want.  And that’s not right.

Please install security software, keep it updated, and make sure it runs properly and regularly.

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