The National Criminal Justice Reference Service publishes many articles on Internet safety. The website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice features articles and tips on how to stay on the safe side of the Internet Super Highway. Download articles from “How to Bank Securely Online” to “What to do to Avoid an Internet Scam”.
7 Tips to Stay Safe Online
- Protect your personal information
- Know who you’re dealing with
- Use anti-virus and anti-spyware
- Update your web browser and system frequently
- Protect your passwords
- Backup important files
- Know who to contact if something goes wrong
How many of these seven do you do?