Protecting Yourself Online

In a connected world, keeping your personal information safe is essential. This lesson will familiarize students with common types of scams they may encounter online, as well as common mistakes people make in protecting their personal data.

Identity theft is nothing new, and yet it still manages to cost its victims billions of dollars (yes, that’s billions with a “b”) globally each year—not to mention the time and hassle involved in recovering a stolen identity.

If you use a cellphone or have an email account, you've likely been exposed to an attempted scam.  Familiarizing yourself with common scams can help you spot them before they turn into costly mistakes.

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