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  • Make sure your security software is up to date: The best way to protect yourself from viruses, malware, and other online threats.
  • Be very cautious of communications that’s pressuring you to act immediately or offers something that sounds too good to be true, or asks for personal information.
  • Make passwords long and strong by combining capital and lowercase letters with numbers and symbols to create a more secure password
  • Protect all devices that connect to the Internet: Computers, smart phones, gaming systems, and other web-enabled devices all need protection from viruses and malware.
  • You must protect all devices that connect to the Internet such as computers, smart phones, gaming systems, and other web-enabled devices all need protection from viruses and malware.
  •  When banking and shopping, check to be sure the sites is security enabled. Look for web addresses with “https://” or “shttp://”, which means the site takes extra measures to help secure your information. “http://” is not secure.
  •  Have your kids use an avatar rather than an actual picture of themselves when using the internet.
  • Read and understand the ratings for the games that your children are playing and you should also Participate in the game with your kids.
  •  Know how to block and report a cyber-bully. Keep a record of the conversation if they are being harassed and encourage them not to engage the bully.
  •  Turn on automatic updates in all your software, if that’s an available option
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Comments on: "Internet Safety Precautions" (1)

  1. Howdy! I know this is kind of off topic but I was wondering which blog platform are you using for this website? I’m getting sick and tired of WordPress because I’ve had issues with hackers and I’m looking at options for another platform. I would be fantastic if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.

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