Keep private information private.
Smart surfers don't disclose personal information unless they know who's
collecting it, why, and how it's going to be used. And they never disclose
Get to know online merchants.
Be cautious of a company that claims to have a secret connection overseas
or doesn't allow e-mail replies.
Question out-of-this-world claims.
Claims like "you can earn over $50,000 a month" or "lose
weight without dieting" suggest a scam. Be wary of any company that
makes a product or performance claim that's unlikely—or just plain hard
Make sure it's secure.
If you buy something on the Internet and need to give your credit card
number, verify the online security or encryption before you do business.
Know who's who.
Online, anyone can be anyone, anywhere. Because it's easy to fake e-mail
addresses, be mindful of who you're listening to or talking with before
you give out personal information.
Watch the .exe files.
Secret programs may exist in files you download—especially .exe
files. These files could ruin
your hard drive, hijack your modem, or collect information about you without
your knowledge. Install a virus protection program before you go online.
Filter for fun.
Inexpensive "filtering" software
programs help make sure your family members are protected from sites that
may not be age—or interest—appropriate.
To protect your privacy and help keep your
computers data safe you can use privacy protection software, security
software and monitoring software that is readily available online:
Privacy & Protection Software:
PC Delete - www.pcdelete.com
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