Online fraud and identity theft are global issues. Do not fall victim to online crime, be vigilant and remember these tips!
Be careful of the info you share online
- Precaution when sharing too much personal details on the internet. Limit the information you share or input in sites and apps. Sensitive info may include your birthday, mobile number, pet names, and education info.
Protect your smartphone
- Mobile devices are now used for web surfing. Some passwords are saved on a memo or notepad app. Don't keep any personal information on your phone especially when you don't have a passcode or screen lock.
Use stronger passwords
- Preferably more than 8 characters, a combination of capital letters, numbers, and symbols. Make sure to change your passwords regularly.