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10 Biggest Security Risks, and How to Fix Them

The Internet is insecure by its very nature. As our recent interview subject Jeff Moss pointed out, the Net wasn't designed with security in mind, so we're still playing catch-up more than a decade later. Still, there are a lot of -- okay, we'll say it -- needlessly stupid things we do (on and off the Internet) that put our most prized data at risk. That includes e-mails, chats, personal photos and videos, but also log-in information and passwords for bank accounts, credit cards, financial holdings and more. To help you straighten up and fly right, Switched has collected the 10 easiest ways to lose everything, and the simple things you can do to avoid being another notch in some hacker's cyber-belt.

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