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Keeping Computer and Personal Information Safe and Secure

confidentialThe news daily reports viruses and other pests that can attack your computer and put your personal information at risk. These resources can help you keep you computer and your personal information secure.

The Money Matters Report Protecting Yourself Against Attacks on Computer and Personal Privacy provides tips and tools.

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) publications page has these articles on securing your computer:

Take the How Safe Are You? quiz from, which is sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance. Then read through their resource library to stay safe online.

OnGuard Online provides practical tips to help you protect yourself against Internet fraud, secure your computer, protect your personal information. The site is provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the technology industry.

The FTC also offers numerous fact sheets and consumer alerts related to computers and the Internet. Articles include:

GetNetWise is provided by the Internet Education Foundation. It includes sections on Online Security, Privacy, Spam, and Spyware.

In additions to the articles listed above, US-CERT also provides numerous cyber security tips including:

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