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How to protect your information on the Internet

How to protect your information on the Internet

We can all agree that the Internet is no longer used as just a means of research but rather is a powerhouse tool that is used to communicate and create connections all over the world. Easy access to the Internet can be used to strengthen connections with family and friends, collaborate on school projects or for research on assigned work projects. You also can shop or sell your own products and services, and that doesn't even scratch the surface. While this level of connectivity does have its benefits, there are risks as well.

Identity theft is one of those risks. It is estimated to affect more than 9 million Americans per year. Your personal information can be used to obtain credit,...