Only use wireless networks that are secured and require a password. Be sure to
change the password on your home router from the factory setting, and create a new
password that is at least eight characters long.
Restrict your use of all public Wi-Fi networks. If you must rely on a public network,
use a virtual private network (VPN).
Don’t fall for the bait and verify the URL of any site you visit, particularly if you are
loading it for the first time in your browser.
Don’t respond to emails from unknown senders or click on any links embedded in
Verify messages even if you know the recipient. Cyber criminals use social
engineering to impersonate people you may know through email or social messaging.
Call the sender if you see anything suspicious in the message.
Keep your systems and software updated, as system and software updates ensure
that the latest security patches are installed on your devices.