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Scams May Be Disguised as Investment Opportunities. Be Skeptical of Any Investment Opportunities You Receive Through Email.

If you receive an unsolicited investment opportunity through email, it's very likely a fraud. These scams often claim to be able to make you large amounts of money in short amounts of time or with a very small initial investment. You should ignore any investment opportunities that you have not inquired directly about. If it seems to be too good to be true, it probably is.


According to the Federal Trade Commission, phishing is when “internet fraudsters impersonate a legitimate organization to trick you into giving out your personal information.”

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Short for "malicious software," malware is hostile or intrusive software used by hackers to gain access to and retrieve sensitive information from personal computer, phones, and mobile devices.

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Password Security

Password Security is an important procedure in ensuring your online security. Click the link below to view some of the different steps involved in protecting and selecting the password.

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Identity Protection

Identity theft is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personal information, such as Social Security or driver's license numbers, in order to impersonate someone else. Click Below for important steps to protect yourself.

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