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Identity Theft and Internet Scams

Today’s technology allows us to connect around the world, to bank and shop online, and to control our televisions, homes, and cars from our smartphones. With this added convenience comes an increased risk of identity theft and Internet scams. #BeCyberSmart on the Internet—at home, at school, at work, on mobile...
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Stop the Snowball

Using email and social media, cyber criminals lure individuals to click on malicious links or attachments to collect personal and financial information, and infect your device with malware and viruses. Stop the snowball: https://www.960cyber.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2809993/stop-the-snowball-protect-yourself-from-phishing-scams/
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Defending against Phishing

From ransomware to SolarWinds, the cybersecurity space has been as hectic as it has ever been over the last 12-24 months. However, for all of the emerging threats and news that are cropping up on the horizon, phishing -- one of the oldest pain points in cybersecurity -- is continuing...
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Phishing Quiz

Ever wonder how good you are at telling the difference between a legitimate website and one that's a phishing attempt? Take this quiz to find out. https://www.opendns.com/phishing-quiz/
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Enable Multi-Factor

Tip: Use multi-factor authentication on any account you can. It adds another layer of protection and can give you some peace of mind that your accounts are safe, even if your password is compromised. Learn more: https://staysafeonline.org/resource/own-your-role-in-cybersecurity/
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Social Media Safety

Social media sites and apps are great ways to connect and share information. User profiles, timelines, social media status, friend lists, and message services grant your contacts insights into your day-to-day activities. However, these sites can also provide adversaries with the critical information they need to disrupt your life and...
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