Category Internet Safety

Basic Internet Safety

Basic Internet Security

Anytime that you connect to the internet you open yourself up to cyber attacks.  Hackers try and steal passwords, banking information, credit card numbers and even your tax records.  Sometimes they can completely infect your computer with viruses making it completely unusable.  You can avoid this issues by taking steps to protect yourself and your information.

  1. Use strong passwords.Don’t make it easy for hackers to crack your password.  Make sure it is made up of capital letters, numbers and symbols and make sure it is at least eight characters long.
  2. Use email wisely.Email is how business is conducted and how we stay in touch with friends and family and while you may have taken measures to protect yourself from hackers it doesn’t mean your family has done the same...
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