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Use parental controls on services like Netflix and YouTube

Both of these video streaming services allow for password-protected parent controls to limit what children can see. On YouTube in particular, these protections are useful for protecting your kids from the misinformation campaigns and scams that are widespread on the site.

Urgent emails – think before you act

Ignore emails or communications that create a sense of urgency and require you to respond to a crisis, such as a problem with your bank account or taxes. Imposter scams happen when you receive an email or call seemingly from a government official, family member, or friend urgently requesting that you wire them money to […]

Beware of “free” prizes; if you think an offer is too good to be true then it probably is

It’s a common scam technique by which a person is duped into revealing personal or confidential information that the scammer can use illicitly or fraudulently.

Is it Safe to Sign into Websites with Your Social Media Account?

Is it OK to sign into a website with your Facebook or Google account?

4 Tips For Spotting A Phishing Email Scam

Here’s how to spot a phishing scam in the wild.

How to protect against spear-phishing on social media

Phishing is becoming more common on social media. How can you keep yourself safe?