It's Always a Scary Time of Year to Use the Internet
The Internet has certainly enhanced our lives by adding everything from the ability to find information in a fraction of a second to shopping from the comfort of one's own bed. It's improved the experience and prospects of owning a business, working abroad, and staying connected to those you love.
Unfortunately, what it can also do is simultaneously allow us to make poor decisions when it comes to protecting ourselves. These decisions can compromise our security for the sake of a level of convenience we've grown to expect. While we find our daily need for quick, easy technology, we can't skip safety steps and risk our security.