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. Here are some tips to help you navigate safely through cyberspace.
- Shop online only with companies you know. If you don't know a company, ask for a print catalog before you decide to order electronically.
- Use a secure browser that will encrypt or scramble purchase information.
- Never give out your Internet password. Never.
- Make sure your children know to never give out their full name, address or phone number.