October is National Cyber-security Month. Using your computer may leave you open to scams, malware, hacks and phishing e-mails orchestrated by cyber criminals. By being aware and using good protection software, you can protect yourself from these scammers who are intent on stealing your identity and money online.
This month, in my role as a Certified Malware Removal Specialist, I plan to increase your awareness about how to keep yourself safe online.
- October 9 - beware of the latest financial banking scam
- October 16 - e-mails ‘phishing; for your identiy and money
- October 23 - good password management hygiene
- October 30- protection software to stop malicious software, scams, and keep your software updated.
I am committed to protecting your computers at an affordable price. Thank you for trusting me to keep your computers healthy. Contact us at 239-567-0104 when it is time to renew your protection software, to arrange for training, or if you need computer and internet help.
By Linda Lindquist, October 2, 2023