Most households now run on wireless networks of devices linked to the Internet. This means that every device is connected to a wireless access point controlled by an Internal router. Devices that may connect to a router include:
Identity theft is when someone steals your personal information and uses it to commit fraud under your name. This serious crime can wreak havoc on your finances, credit history, and reputation. Follow these tips if you believe that you are the victim of identity theft:
Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how much personal information you post. Threats commonly found on social networking sites include the following:
Phishing email messages are crafted to look as if they’ve been sent from a legitimate organization. They often urge you to act quickly because your account has been compromised or someone is trying to send you money. Don’t take the bait!
It’s more important than ever to “Be Cyber Aware.” But what does that really mean? Simply put, it means thinking through your daily interactions with technology whether that’s checking your email, posting to social media, or shopping online.