Celebrate National Cyber Security Awareness Month

South San Francisco, CA  October 3, 2017  Submitted by Sheri Boles, City of South San Francisco

by Ari Lazarus, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC

October can be full of ghouls and ghosts, but what’s scarier that you can’t see? Scammers and fraudsters who want to hack into your computer, undetected, and steal your personal information or install malware.

Fear not, the FTC comes bearing treats – not tricks – to help you secure your devices during October’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Join us for Twitter chats on October 5th, 12th and 19th by following @FTC and the #ChatSTC hashtag. We will talk about online security, promoting cybersecurity in the workplace, and how to secure all sorts of internet-connected devices.

n the meantime, check out our online security playlist<https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL13BDA056C386E83F> to get some helpful tips to protect yourself from cybersecurity tricks this October.

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