There are several threats and areas to watch for in today's computing environment:
- Compromised Accounts
If others, even those you think are friends, learn your UMICH password, they can steal your identity, lock you out of your account and more.
- Copyright Compliance
Intellectual property is guarded very carefully by some, and failing to heed copyright can subject you to expensive lawsuits.
- Identity Theft
A growing crime, the theft of your personal information to commit fraud can wreak financial and reputation havoc.
- Phishing & Suspicious Email
Some fake emails can look surprisingly real and could trick you into replying with personal info or money.
In the very public Internet, guarding your privacy is your responsibility.
Criminals employ many methods to deceive people out of money and information.
Keep your computer free of viruses.