CyberCrime and Survival Tips
- If the message says: send to this many people its SPAM. Don’t send it.
- Your password and username is your identity! You can’t possibly share it.
- Is your computer saying the file cannot be trusted? Do not execute the file, trust your computer.
- If the website promise to protect and make your computer faster, it’s a trap. Do not install the application. Just call IT.
- Is your computer slower than expected? Call IT, it could be a virus.
Cybercrime Survival Tips:
- Use your common sense - If it looks too good to be true... it probably is
- Inspect links before clicking - Banks will never request your password via email.
- Don’t open email or attachments from untrusted sources - Always be suspicious when opening emails and their attachments.
- Create strong and unique passwords - Enable passwords on all your devices: laptops, mobile phones and tablets.
- Protect your data - Back-up and protect your valuable data. Always put your important files or documents in FILR. Call IT for assistance.
- Log off - Do NOT check ‘Keep Me Logged In’ or ‘Remember Me’
- Be cautious when using Bluetooth & Wi-Fi - Only turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth when you need