Privacy & Security

How To Be Safe

Passwords

  • Change every 6 months
  • Don't make them too easy
  • Have a different password for your bank account(s)

Scams

When receiving emails, look for:

  • Need to verify account information

  • Sense of urgency

  • Spelling errors

  • Alert that your account is in trouble

  • Link in email or attachment

  • Too good to be true

  • Generic greeting

Privacy

  • Keep social problems off the internet
  • Keep your address on phone number of the internet
  • Don't show your location

User Agreements

When using an app, check the user agreements. Some user agreements will ask you for access to things such as pictures, etc. They can sell this information to other companies. So, always make sure to check the user agreements when downloading an app.
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Citations

"Phishing." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 07 Apr. 2016.


"Internet Fraud." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 07 Apr. 2016.


"7 Surprising Things Lurking In Online 'Terms of Service' Agreements."Business Money 7 Surprising Things Lurking In Online Terms of Service Agreements Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Apr. 2016.