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Cyber Security

Computer Security Tips

Start with the Basics: Three Core Practices Install anti-virus and anti-spyware programs and keep them up to date. Install a firewall and keep it properly configured Regularly install updates for […]

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Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign

Stop.Think.Connect. Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign  

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National Cyber Security Alliance

NCSA‘s mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the technology individuals use, the networks […]

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Defending Cell Phones and PDAs Against Attack

As cell phones and PDAs become more technologically advanced, attackers are finding new ways to target victims. By using text messaging or email, an attacker could lure you to a […]

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OnGuardOnline.gov

OnGuardOnline.gov is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online. The Federal Trade Commission manages OnGuardOnline.gov, in partnership with other federal agencies. OnGuardOnline.gov is a […]

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Internet Hoaxes & Urban Legends

Chain letters are familiar to anyone with an e-mail account, whether they are sent by strangers or well-intentioned friends or family members. Try to verify the information before following any […]

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Reporting internet incidents/problems

Report suspicious cyber incidents to the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team Incident Hotline: 1-888-282-0870 You can report phishing by sending email to [email protected] If you think your computer has malware, […]

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Meta data stored in digital images

Digital cameras often save “hidden information” (also known as metadata tags) along with the image. This information may include information about the image, camera, photographer and location. The data are […]

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Sign Up for Free Cyber Alerts

The National Cyber Alert System (NCAS) is America’s coordinated alert system for identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing emerging threats and vulnerabilities. We encourage you to register for technical and/or non-technical alerts […]

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Understanding Cookies

Have you ever wondered why some online ads you see are targeted to your tastes and interests, or how websites remember your preferences from visit to visit? The answer may […]

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