How to stay safe online

How to stay safe online

The internet world can be a minefield, can’t it? And with online scams at an all time high, it’s important that we all remain vigilant and aware of the possible risks. It’s no secret that the internet can be a dangerous place, but being safe online does not mean that we have to avoid the internet all together! There are some simple steps we can take to improve our online safety, without changing the habits of a lifetime.

Anti-virus and firewall software

Investing in a good anti-virus software can stop threats before you even know they are there. Make sure you download the updates as soon as they are available as this will make sure you are protected against any new online threats.

Don’t share personal information

We all know that we shouldn’t share our passwords online, but other information like the street you grew up on or the name of your partner can be used by hackers to work out what your passwords could be. If you share a picture onlin...

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