How to Keep Your Online Risk Low

-- Choose a password made up of capital and lowercase letters and numbers.

-- Never give your password or PIN to anyone.

-- If you must write your password down, keep it somewhere safe, like a locked drawer, and don't write down what the password is for.

-- Keep your software current. Download browser security updates when offered.

-- Monitor your accounts for suspicious activity.

-- Choose a bank that will cover losses from cyber break-ins.

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Updated Sept. 18, 1997 by bwwebmaster
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