INTERNET SAFETY TIPS

Identity theft is when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. There are several forms of identity theft, and each one can affect you in a different way.

Read the article at Experian.com

MORE TIPS

FTC's website: Identitytheft.gov

 

You can do a Credit Freeze and get your Annual Credit Report at any of the 3 Credit Reporting agencies: Experian, Transunion or Equifax.

Learn about Multi-Factor Authentication.  Click here

If you have too many passwords, think about getting Password Management software

Review your security and privacy settings on your social media accounts, ie. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Be suspicious of:

  • Requests to send money via transfers

  • High pressure or quick responses

  • Too good to be true

Cyber Security Tips:

National Cyber Awareness System

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips

70 most common types of internet crime schemes and how to avoid them

https://comparite.ch/avoid-scams