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A financial hacker shows the simple mistakes we make every day

Lovemoney Logo By Niamh Ollerton of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 20: We all have computers and laptops, but are we doing all we can to stop our personal information from being stolen? In the US alone in 2013, internet-enabled scams mounted up to $574 million (£468m), and online payment card fraud reached $1.56 billion (£1.27bn) in 2012. We spoke to a professional ethical hacker who gives us his top tips to make sure you don't fall victim to theft.

A hacker shares his secrets to help you stay safe

We all have computers and laptops, but are we doing all we can to stop our personal information from being stolen? In the US alone in 2013, internet-enabled scams mounted up to $574 million (£468m), and online payment card fraud reached $1.56 billion (£1.27bn) in 2012. We spoke to a professional ethical hacker who gives us his top tips to make sure you don't fall victim to theft.
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