Today, city mayors not only have to worry about whether their city will be included on Forbes’ “America’s Most Dangerous Cities” list, but now, whether they will be listed on “Norton’s 10 Worst Cities for Cybercrime”. You may not think of Seattle or Boston as high-crime cities, but when it comes to cybercrime, they top the list.
Check out Norton’s list and see where your city ranks. Those cities that are the most “plugged in” won’t necessarily be on the top of the list unless they also are not taking the necessary safety precautions. Norton compiles its list based on the number of malware outbreaks, infected computers and other criteria.
Next time you are surfing the Internet at a local Wi-Fi hot spot, make sure your computer and data are protected. “8 Tips for Safety Precautions for Wi-Fi hotspots” is a good article to read before you head out the door and plug in.