October is Cyber-Security awareness Month - Tucson News Now

October is Cyber-Security awareness Month

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

October is Cyber-security awareness month and officials want the public to know how to prevent identity theft.

The Better Business Bureau and the National Cyber Security Alliance are hoping to educate the public on how to avoid a ‘phishing' scam.

They have launched a campaign called – Stop. Think. Connect. And they are offering the following tips to protect an identity online:

Only open attachments from people they know.

Do not believe everything they see.

Avoid sharing.

Pay attention to a website's URL.

If unsure if an email is legitimate - Contact the company directly to verify.

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