Anchorfree: Data theft has doubled since 2009

Yahoo Staff
Yahoo News

Stay safe out there, folks: A new report from cybersecurity firm AnchorFree found that data theft has more than doubled since 2009. Their findings -- and a few recommendations for how to keep your identity and data safe is -- below.

The usual disclaimers apply here: AnchorFree makes its money from selling security software, so it has an interest in playing up the dangers of surfing the web. It's true, though, that it protecting yourself online is generally a good idea, and AnchorFree's infographic provides some solid ideas on how to do that. You can view their tips in an infographic below.