10 Tips for Online Security

Here are 10 tips the skankworks.net recommends for safe browsing.

  1. Never give out your password.
  2. Never give out your password.
  3. Never click on links in email unless you know for sure what they are.
  4. Check all downloaded files for viruses before you open them.
  5. Avoid using Microsoft software. Linux is safer and it’s free.
  6. Choose strong passwords and do not write them down near to your computer.
  7. Never keep login credentials or passwords stored in cleartext on a cloud or web-based system.
  8. Keep security patches up to date.
  9. Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet
  10. Never click on online advertisements.




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