3 videos to help you be #CyberAware

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October is almost here — which means, so is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). What does that mean for you? It’s a great time to make sure you’re #CyberAware. Are you doing everything you can to protect your personal information and devices? Check out the questions below — and corresponding short videos — to see what you’re doing right, and where your cyber habits might need some work.

What can I do to avoid downloading malware (like spyware and viruses) to my devices?


How can I safely connect to Wi-Fi when I’m on the go?


What should I do if someone from “tech support” calls out of the blue, and asks for my personal information or money to fix my computer?


So, did you find new ways to beef up your online security habits? We hope so! Check out ftc.gov/OnGuardOnline for more practical tips, videos, articles, and games.

Did you know you also can order FREE guides to online security and dealing with identity theft from the FTC? Order as many as you need from ftc.gov/bulkorder. If you’re a parent or teacher, check out Net Cetera for yourself, and Living Life Online for the kids. These interactive guides help explain important online safety concepts for kids. 

Have a fantastic National Cyber Security Awareness Month!


Thanks for this information about cyber security.

What is being done with those threatening FAKE IRS calls who keep calling and use different phone numbers to call back? An update from the FTC would at least be encouraging.

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