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  Now that we are into tax season, scammers are looking to steal tax documents, file fraudulent returns in victims’ names, and extort payment



Don't put yourself in danger by updating social media and sharing while you are away from home Wait until you get back By revealing such specifics



When visiting unknown websites, be vigilant about protecting your identity Remember that some information is automatically made visible to the site



Anti-virus (AV) software scans files for certain patterns or signatures of known viruses Virus authors continually release new and updated viruses,



Never share your personal information with just anyone Your Social Security number, credit card numbers, and bank account numbers can be used to



Phishing scams continue to proliferate at alarming rates and are becoming more and more difficult to detect It's important for you to understand how



Don't leave your computer vulnerable Keep your systems patched and up-to-date with the latest security patches from vendors Doing so will help



You don’t need fame or millions of dollars in the bank to become the victim of cybercrime Many cyber-criminals rely on automated attacks that seek



Any website can be compromised, so stick with reputable online stores, news, and entertainment sites Be sure to check the status bar at the bottom



Once information is online, sometimes it can be impossible to remove Therefore, you should be conscientious of your visible online presence, also



Using a public wi-fi network not only puts your personal devices at risk, but also exposes your traffic to everyone else using the same network



Peer-to-peer (P2P) networking is a popular method for sharing files, music, photographs, and other information Just remember that this method can



"Cyber ethics" refers to the code of responsible behavior on the Internet Just as we are taught to act responsibly in everyday life with lessons such



We've all seen the pop-up windows telling us that our computer is infected with a virus or other malware Don't be fooled; the real malware could be



With major data breaches being reported all too frequently, organizations are now placing increased emphasis on the security of personal, private,



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