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How to protect yourself against cybercrime

We live in a digital world – shopping, working and meeting our friends online. This has its advantages and disadvantages. Although crime rates are falling, cybercrime is on the rise. Many dangers lurk on the internet: people have been hit by phishing, ransomware, sextortion and cyberbullying. How can we protect ourselves? Discover everything you need to know in our “Online safety” series.


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