Limit what personal data you share online and only share it with trusted sources.

Be aware that cyberattacks and scams can come via computers and phones, including text messages.

Update your computer and phone operating software to the latest versions for improved cybersecurity.

Use unique passwords on each website and make them strong, using uppercase letters, special characters and numbers.

Use two-factor authentication whenever possible, which involves verifying your identity in multiple ways before logging into an account.

Monitor your personal accounts regularly, such as banking statements and credit reports, for any suspicious activity

Conduct online business (i.e., anything involving personal information) while on a secure internet network rather than public Wi-Fi.

Never share personal information, such as usernames and passwords, with anyone who calls or emails asking for it, even if the contact seems reputable.

Never click on suspicious links in emails or texts, regardless of the sender. Scammers can spoof email addresses and phone numbers.

Know that the government (e.g., the IRS) will never call or text you about owing money.