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Online Safety Tips for Retirees

Posted On: June 25, 2020 by Exchange Bank of Northeast Missouri in: Cyber Security, General

Online safety is a much bigger problem than most people realize. It’s estimated that seniors lose a total of about $30 billion every year because of online scams. We want to prevent that from happening, and we bet you do, too. We’ve put together some of the easiest ways for seniors to be safe online.  Be careful when making online purchases. Hackers and scammers can make their websites look pretty realistic and trustworthy on the outside. Here are some ways to know when not to enter your personal information.  Look for reviews if buying a product.  Make sure the website is secure.  If possible, only shop on websites you or others have used in the past.  Keep tabs on all of your accounts. Be sure not to let your accounts, on