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Use Two-factor Authentication to Protect Your Accounts

There probably isn’t a day that goes by without you logging in to at least one account — maybe you check your email, post to your social media, pay bills, send money to your friends and family, or buy
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How To Spot, Avoid, and Report Tech Support Scams

Tech support scammers want you to believe you have a serious problem with your computer, like a virus. They want you to pay for tech support services you don't need, to fix a problem that doesn’t
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How To Safely Use Public Wi-Fi Networks

Wi-Fi hotspots in coffee shops, libraries, airports, hotels, universities, and other public places are convenient, but often they’re not secure. If you connect to a Wi-Fi network and send information
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Virtual Private Network (VPN) Apps on Mobile Devices

If you’re looking for a more secure way to use public Wi-Fi, know the benefits and risks of Virtual Private Network (VPN) apps. How VPN Apps Work What To Know Before You Download a VPN App How VPN
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How To Recognize, Remove, and Avoid Malware

Malware is one of the biggest threats to the security of your computer, tablet, phone, and other devices. Malware includes viruses, spyware, ransomware, and other unwanted software that gets secretly
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How To Secure Your Home Wi-Fi Network

Your home networks might have a range of wireless devices on them — from computers and phones to IP cameras, voice assistants, smart TVs, and connected appliances. Taking some basic steps to secure
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Protect Your Personal Information and Data

The internet has been called the information superhighway. But with scammers, hackers, and other bad guys trying to steal your personal information online, it’s a good idea to know how to lock down
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Password Checklist

Passwords are the locks on your account doors. You keep lots of personal information in your online accounts, including your email, bank account, and your tax returns, so you want good protections in
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How To Protect Your Privacy Online

When you do anything online, you leave a trail. Learn how online tracking works and what you can do about it. What To Know About Online Tracking What You Can Do About Online Tracking What To Know
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Securing Your Internet-Connected Devices at Home

Our homes are filled with internet-connected devices. They let us see what’s happening at our homes from wherever we are, get our favorite music and shows with a voice command, or change the
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How To Protect Your Privacy on Apps

Worried about your privacy when you’re using apps on your cell phone or tablet? Here’s what you can do to protect your privacy before and after you install apps on your device. Your Privacy on Mobile
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Stalking Apps: What To Know

Do you think an abusive partner or ex is monitoring you through your phone? They might be using stalking apps (spyware or stalkerware) that secretly track your device activity. Here’s information
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What To Do if You’re the Target of Revenge Porn

Did someone share an intimate image of you without your OK? Or was a nude picture taken without your consent, or maybe an image you shared with someone was shared further than you’d intended? If so
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What To Know About Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts

Credit freezes and fraud alerts can protect you from identity theft or prevent further misuse of your personal information if it was stolen. Learn what they do and how to place them. Credit Freezes
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What To Know About Tax Identity Theft

Learn what tax identity theft is, what you can do to guard against it, and what to do if it happens to you. What Is Tax Identity Theft? How To Protect Yourself from Tax Identity Theft What To Do If
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What To Know About Medical Identity Theft

Learn what medical identity theft is, how to protect yourself against it, and how to know if someone is using your medical information. What Is Medical Identity Theft? How To Protect Your Medical
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How To Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

Learn what child identity theft is, how to detect it, how to protect your child’s personal information, and what to do if someone steals your child’s identity. What Is Child Identity Theft? How To