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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. FTC 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. FTC)
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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. (PDF file)

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 Computer - 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. (PDF file)

Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids about Being Online - 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 their parents. (PDF file)

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 information.

Securing Your Wireless Network - Guide to securing your wireless network - at your home or business. (PDF file)

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 for Speed - Explains how broadband works and the types of broadband that are available. Offers shopping tips and questions to ask providers. (PDF file)

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 computer hacked.
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