Like the average urban individual, you may have a number of computing devices (such as desktops, laptops and smart phones) at home that connect to the Internet and store personal information. They are part and parcel of everyday life, enabling us to search for information on the web, communicate with family and friends both near and far, perform financial transactions with ease, play games online, process and store music, photos and videos, and more.
Many of the things we do online (such as Internet banking, shopping, and communicating with family and friends) involves us giving out personal and financial information. As we surf the Internet, we should be aware of the threats online and how to protect our personal information. So, to fully enjoy the benefits that our computers and the Internet can bring, we need to protect our devices and the information residing in them.
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