Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. Identity theft can happen to anyone at any age, and it is important to protect yourself and your family from falling victim to this crime.
June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. All month, we will share ideas on how to keep the internet a safe resource for you and your family. See other articles about online safety.
The Federal Trade Commission has created a one-stop shop resource at IdentityTheft.gov for tips on how to protect yourself from identity theft, in addition to reporting the crime and restoring your identity with a personal recovery plan if you fall victim.
You may also want to visit Internet Safety 101 to learn more about these types of cyber security threats:
- Identity Theft
- Child Identity Theft
- Virus Protection
- Cyber Security Resources
- Combatting Cybercrime
- Helpful Parent Guides
- Steps To Online Privacy
- Cybersecurity For Seniors
Also visit A Parents’ Guide to Cyber Security for useful resources to help protect your family’s devices and networks.
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