Over the past several years, security awareness has improved and
most people run active software (anti-virus and firewalls) to block
incoming attacks. This has led to attackers shifting their tactics;
they now try to entice you to invite them in rather than try to
directly break in.
Mozilla Firefox offers a more secure Internet browsing
experience, with the NoScript extension providing extra protection.
Follow our tips and take advantage of tools to stay safe whenever
One of the most effective ways for you to protect yourself while
using the Internet is to make sure your personal equipment is up to
date. Fortunately, making sure your personal equipment isn’t
vulnerable to hackers isn’t hard to do– there are
freely available tools that can take care of it for you.
Keeping Personally Identifiable Information (PII) on your
computer is a security risk. Learn the different types of PII that
may be located on your computer and download software from UB that
can help you remove it.
Find the information you need to protect yourself against
phishing attempts. Learn to recognize an attempt and find out what
steps you should take if you recieve a phishing attempt or give
your personal information to a phisher.