Tips for your PC

Scan your PC Regularly to detect and remove spyware
Update your operating system and web browser software regularly
Install a spam filter and anti-virus software on your PC
Ensure you PC is protected with a personal firewall
Look to ensure https:// appears in the web site address and that the security padlock icon appears on web sites that request personal information.

How to Choose Secure Passwords

Don’t use passwords that are based on personal information that can be easily accessed or guessed.
Don’t use words that can be found in any dictionary of any language
Develop a mnemonic device for remembering complex passwords and use both lowercase and capital letters.
Use a combination of letter, numbers, and special characters, and use different passwords on different systems.

How to protect yourself from Online Fraud

Never provide personal or financial information to unsolicited email, phone or pop-up website requests.
Type the website address (URL) into browsers instead of clicking on links from emails.
Recommend changing user IDs and passwords every 30 days.