Saturday, January 19, 2013

Practical ways to protect online privacy

Practical ways to protect your online privacy - CBS News  " . . . Never reply to emails with personal information. . . . If an email asks for information like that, just delete it -- it's a phishing expedition. Never click a link in an email to go to your banking web site. Even people who would never think to reply to an email with their account number and password might still click a link in a message to "conveniently" go to their account login page. But this might still be a phishing trip, and you could be clicking to a site that's about to capture your login information. Always navigate to a web page yourself via your browser. Use a unique password on every site. Don't use the same password on Facebook and your bank . . . "

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