How To Secure Your Gaming Console From Potential Hackers

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With hacking becoming more and more prevalent in today's internet culture, it's incredibly important to protect yourself. Yes, that includes your video game console. You might be scratching your head, wondering why on earth someone would target your Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4, but, think about it — you input personal information, right? Your name, address, email, credit card number, it's all there for the taking. As it stands, you need to add both a passcode and two-factor authentication. This can be managed on either web browser or through the console itself. Below we'll explain how for each of the three consoles listed above.

Nintendo Switch

Microsoft Xbox One

Sony PlayStation 4

As you can see, none of these processes should take more than 10-minutes and have the potential to save you from a world of headache. Additionally, if you happen to have children or share your console with other people, this is a great way to protect your settings.

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