Internet Safety Tips
You just found the perfect antique lamp at an online auction site. You send off the check to the seller, but never receive the merchandise. Your mother has decided to begin purchasing her medicine online. Is it safe to do so? Many of today’s criminals, armed with computers, are one step ahead of law enforcement. Officers know what to do when someone steals your car or burglarizes your house, yet remain uncertain as to how to deal with cyber crime But, things are changing. Training in technology is being offered to officers. Individuals now guard their personal information more carefully. Advances are being made in preventing cyber crime. Internet fraud often consists of scams that con artists have been using for years. Only now, they have a new medium and new victims to exploit. The following are some tips to help you navigate safely through cyberspace.