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Top 10 Bronco Password Tips

Never tell your password to anyone! Never write down your password. Make your password hard to guess — do not use the name of your pet (or your child). Avoid using words found in a dictionary. Never write down your password. The more random your password is, the better. Be sure that you don’t use...

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Top 10 Tips for Identity Theft Protection

Protect your Social Security Number (SSN): minimize use of your SSN and don’t carry your Social Security card in your wallet. Don’t be “hooked” by phishing email scams. Don’t respond to requests to verify your account number or password. Click here to learn more. Shred often – shred or tear up documents with personally identifiable...

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What is Phishing?

Phishing – pronounced “fishing” – is the latest form of identity theft. It’s when thieves act as if they are representing an organization and try to “hook” the consumer into providing personal information. Once the consumer is “hooked”, the thieves can do lasting damage to a consumer’s financial accounts. They can dupe consumers into providing...

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The 10 Most Dangerous Things You Can Do Online

Opening attachments from unknown senders is the riskiest thing you can do. Research shows that email attachments remain the number one means by which worms and viruses propagate. Installing unauthorized applications such as file-sharing tools (Limewire, Azureus and other Bit Torrent clients) – Illegal downloads are against university policy and they, like email attachments, are simply...

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