Web Safety

  • Common practical tips for protecting yourself on the internet include:
    • Consider what you share in profiles.
    • Think about photos before sharing.
    • Check a company’s privacy policy before buying.
    • Watch out for phishing scams.
    • Keep an eye on accounts.
    • Be aware of your internet presence.
    • Report identity theft.
    • Be on the lookout for sexual predators.
  • Common practical tips for keeping your accounts secure include:
    • Choose a great password.
    • Keep your passwords in a safe spot.
    • Watch out for keyloggers and malware.
    • Stay vigilant at all times.
    • Think before opening email attachments.
    • Consider the legitimacy of free programs.
    • Keep your virus software up to date.
    • Watch for fraud.

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