Protect your information online(part 4of4)

A lot of us now days use the internet to do a lot of things, whether to shop or to take care our financial business. While we are using it we can be victim of identity thefts if we are not be careful on how we use it. I now I will give some steps that can help anyone to have a more peaceful experience when using the internet.

  • When shopping online use a well known website
  • Always look at the bottom of the webpage and make sure you notice an icon of a lock and on the website you should notice something like this https://
  • Make sure your computer has anti virus
  • Choose password that is unusual; avoid using your name or date of birth.
  • Secure your wifi,  put a password on your wifi to prevent people from using it or hack your system
  • Do not use a public computer or wifi to make purchase
  • Check your bank account statement to make sure there is no suspicious activities or any unknown withdraw
  • Do not share your password with anyone.
  • Do not share your personal information on social media.
  • If you do online banking do not open link that is suspicious and avoid using unsecured location
  • Remember to logout after viewing your account
  • Check your statement regularly
  • Make sure your computer is well secured 


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