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Do you know where you are online? You might immediately think of the sites where you post and control your own information and profile -- for example: Facebook, Twitter or Myspace. But there are other sites out there that post information about you that you may not know about.
Who’s looking you up online? Why does it matter? How can you take control of what's being posted about you? Get answers to all these questions.
As you read e-mail, check your stock portfolio or post a status update on Facebook, you leave invisible tracks on the Internet. How can you protect your personal information from being misused? The simple answer: Be smart!
If you chose an easy-to-remember password, such as your user name or even the word "password," we advise you to change it right away. Easily guessed passwords can compromise your personal identity, privacy and financial accounts.
The most dangerous thing you can post to your Facebook page or Twitter account is information about where you're going when you are not at home.
Phishing scams are emails designed to trick you into revealing sensitive personal information, such as passwords, banking information, your Social Security number and more. How do you know a scam when you see one? Get five clues for knowing when spam is really a scam.
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