Here are some additional tips to help keep you safe and secure online:

  • Use a firewall – Mac and Windows have basic desktop firewalls as part of their operating system that can help protect your computer from external attacks.
  • Use public wireless hot-spots wisely – follow these tips(link is external) for staying safe.
  • Be conscientious of what you plug in to your computer (flash drives and even smart phones can contain malware).
  • Be careful of what you share on social networking sites.
  • Monitor your accounts for suspicious activity.
  • Bank or shop online only on trusted devices and networks – and logout of these sites when you’ve completed your transactions.

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