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Internet Auctions: A Guide for Buyers and Sellers.
Find out how Internet auctions work, what type of
payment options are available, and how to protect
yourself against fraud. 18 pp. (2004.
A pdf version is available
Is Your Private Information Open to the Public?.
Outlines eight practical steps you can take to
stay safe online and avoid becoming a victim of fraud,
identity theft, or cyber crime. 6 pp. (2007. DHS)
Stop. Think. Click..
Learn how to be
OnGuard Online™ by following these important tips to
protect your information, your computer, even
yourself. 11 pp. (2007.
A pdf version is available
Keeping Laptops from Getting Lost or Stolen
- A minor distraction is all it takes for your laptop
to vanish. If it does, you may lose more than an
expensive piece of hardware. The fact is, if your data
protections aren’t up to par, that sensitive and
valuable information in your laptop may be a magnet
for an identity thief.
Making the Connection: How to Go Online
- Explains how to get online and choose the best
Internet service provider.
Minimizing the Effects of Malware on Your
Malware is short for - malicious software. It includes
viruses - programs that copy themselves without your
permission - and spyware, programs installed without
your consent to monitor or control your computer
activity. Criminals are hard at work thinking up
creative ways to get malware on your computer.
Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids about Being
Not sure where to begin? The best way to protect your
kids online? Talk to them. Research suggests that when
children want important information, most rely on
Online Security & Safety Tips
- Outlines three important steps you can take to
protect your computer and your personal information,
with additional tips and resources to consult for more
Securing Your Wireless Network
- Guide to securing your wireless network - at your
home or business.
Shop Safely Online
- Is it really safe? Here are the facts about buying
over the Internet and how to protect yourself.
Shopping for Broadband: Satisfying Your Need
- Explains how broadband works and the types of
broadband that are available. Offers shopping tips and
questions to ask providers.
Social Networking Sites: Safety Tips for
Tweens and Teens
- While the sites can increase your circle of friends,
they also can increase your exposure to people who
have less-than-friendly intentions. You’ve heard the
stories about people who were stalked by someone they
met online, had their identity stolen, or had their
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