5 Steps to Safer Surfing for Students

College students spend more time online than almost any other demographic. Between research, studying, online course work, checking into their student portal or just socializing, students spend 8-10 hours a day online. That's a staggering amount of time to leave yourself exposed to potential online fraud. With this in mind, it's really important for students to develop safe surfing habits. You or your student should learn about the latest methods criminals use to perpetrate online fraud and take the necessary steps to protect yourself. 

There are five simple things that will help:

1. Don't download free media.

2. Don't store your payment information online.

3. Don't overshare personal information on social media.

4. Change your passwords regularly.

5. Be cautious on public networks and computers.

For a much more detailed explanation of these five steps Click Here.  

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