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    10 Things Cyber Crooks Could Do To Your Computer…without Touching It

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    10. Have fun with your computer

    9. Use your computer to force other websites to close down

    8. Spreading infections

    7. Force your computer to click on websites you don’t want to visit

    6. Randomly chat to you

    5. Take control of your computer

    4. Hijack your personal files and make you pay to get them back

    3. Record every key you hit on your keyboard

    2. Steal your passwords

    1. Hack your webcam

    Next steps

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