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James Lyne:
Everyday cybercrime — and what you can do about it

TED2013 · 17:26 · Filmed Feb 2013
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James Lyne: Everyday cybercrime — and what you can do about it
17:26 · Filmed February 2013 at TED2013 · Subtitles available in 26 languages

How do you pick up a malicious online virus, the kind of malware that snoops on your data and taps your bank account? Often, it's through simple things you do each day without thinking twice. James Lyne reminds us that it's not only the NSA that's watching us, but ever-more-sophisticated cybercriminals, who exploit both weak code and trusting human nature.

Cybersecurity specialist
Whether he’s taking on insecure hotspots, inept passwords, or lax OS designers, James Lyne exposes technology’s vulnerabilities while elevating the security awareness of everyday users. Full bio
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