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For Kids and Teens.  For more great online safety links see our [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/kids/kidslinks.shtml#smart|Kids]] and [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/teens/index.php?n=Main.Links|Teens]] pages.
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For Kids and Teens.  For more great online safety links see our [[Kids -> http://www.forbeslibrary.org/kids/index.php?n=Main.WebsitesForKids#smart]] and [[Teens -> http://www.forbeslibrary.org/teens/index.php?n=Main.Links]] pages.
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Also see our [[Consumer Information]] guide.
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* [[Consumer Information]]
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!! General
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'''ID Theft'''
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'''Anti-Phishing Working Group'''
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"Your one stop resource for government information about identity theft."

'''Anti-Phishing Working Group'''
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!! Cyber-bullying, stalking, and Internet saftey
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!!![[#Viruses]]Viruses, Email Hoaxes and Urban Folklore
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!! [[#Viruses]]Viruses, Email Hoaxes and Urban Folklore
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!! Identity Theft and Phishing
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!!!Free Virus and Spyware Software
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!! Free Virus and Spyware Software
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[[Email Scam Competency Test -> http://www.sonicwall.com/furl/phishing/]]\\
This online quiz is designed to teach you to distinguish legitimate emails from scams.

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'''Internet Hoax Information'''
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'''Email Hoax Information'''
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!!!Free Virus and Spyware Software

'''AVG Free'''
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A nonprofit, nationally respected organization dedicated exclusively to the understanding and prevention of identity theft.  The ITRC provides consumer and victim support as well as public education.

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'''Online Shopping Tips'''
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'''Looks Too Good to be True'''
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from Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

'''Looks Too Good to be True'''
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'''Identity Theft Resource Center'''
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http://www.idtheftcenter.org

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'''MyMoney.gov'''
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Resources on how to avoid the most popular scams, identity theft threats, and urban legends making the rounds.

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U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission, providing financial education resources for all Americans

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http://www.mymoney.gov/scams.shtml

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'''Wired Safety'''\\
[[http://www.wiredsafety.org/]]\\
Covers social networking, parent concerns, scams, hacking, online dating, cyberbullying, and law enforcement.

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!!!Free Virus Software

'''AVG Free'''
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AVG Free provides you with basic antivirus and antispyware protection for Windows and is available to download for free.

'''Avast!'''
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http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.html
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Avast! antivirus Home Edition provides antivirus protection  free of charge for non-commercial & home use only.

'''Spybot Search and Destroy'''
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http://www.safer-networking.org/en/home/index.html
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Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications.

'''Ad-Aware Free'''
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http://lavasoft.com/products/ad_aware_free.php
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Free anti-spyware software for home users.




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!!![[#Viruses]]Viruses, Email Hoaxes and Urban Folklore

'''Internet Hoax Information
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'''Safe Surfing'''
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For Kids and Teens.  For more great online safety links see our [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/kids/kidslinks.shtml#smart|Kids]] and [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/teens/index.php?n=Main.Links|Teens]] pages.


!!![[#Viruses]]Viruses, Email Hoaxes and Urban Folklore

'''Internet Hoax Information'''
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!!![[#Viruses]]Viruses, Email Hoaxes and Urban Folklore

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'''Cyber Security Tips'''
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Cyber Security Tips describe and offer advice about common security issues for non-technical computer users.


!!![[#Viruses]]Viruses, Email Hoaxes and Urban Folklore

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'''Anti-Phishing Working Group'''
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Global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating the fraud and identity theft that result from phishing, pharming and email spoofing of all types.

'''Looks Too Good to be True'''
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http://www.lookstoogoodtobetrue.com/
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Developed by a joint federal law enforcement and industry task force, this site is built to educate you, the consumer, and help prevent you from becoming a victim of an Internet fraud scheme.




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'''ID Theft'''
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"Your one stop resource for government information about identity theft."



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Identity Theft and Identity Fraud: how to avoid becoming a victim, from the U.S. Department of Justice.
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How to avoid becoming a victim, from the U.S. Department of Justice.
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Real or fake?  Verify it here.
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Real or fake?  Verify it here.

!!!Identity Theft and Phishing

[[http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/fraud/websites/idtheft.html]]
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!!! [[#Viruses]] Viruses, Email Hoaxes and Urban Folklore

'''Internet Hoax Information'''
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Virus hoaxes and myths explained.

'''Snopes.com'''
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Index of internet hoaxes, email virus scams, and urban legends.

'''Urban Legends'''
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http://urbanlegends.about.com/
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Real or fake?  Verify it here.
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