The month of October was declared by Congress in 2004 to be Cybersecurity Awareness Month. During each October, the public and private sectors and tribal communities work together to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.
Here are four important steps to staying safe online:
Be a fraud fighter! If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam.
The AARP Fraud Watch Network is a free resource for all. Learn how to proactively spot scams or get guidance if you’ve been targeted. Visit www.aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork or call our dedicated helpline to speak to a fraud specialist at 1-877-908-3360.
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