Because our computers have such critical roles in our lives and we trust them with so much personal information, it’s important to improve their security so we can continue to rely on them and keep our information safe. Visit US-CERT.gov and read how to make your new PC safe: Top 10 Ways To Improve the […]Continue Reading..
10/24/2014: Phishing Knowledge
When internet fraudsters impersonate a business to trick you into giving out your personal information, it’s called phishing. Don’t reply to email, text, or pop-up messages that ask for your personal or financial information. Don’t click on links within them either – even if the message seems to be from an organization you trust. It […]Continue Reading..
Malware, short for “malicious software,” includes viruses and spyware designed to steal personal information, send spam, and commit fraud. If you suspect malware is on your computer — Stop shopping, banking, or any online activities that involve user names, passwords, or other sensitive information. Confirm that your security software is working and up-to-date. At a […]Continue Reading..