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					 INFORMATION SECURIT Y




Web Surfers
                                                            INFORMATION
                                                           TECHNOLOGIES




Beware!
What are the Dangers of Being Connected to the Internet?
Computers connected to the Internet, are vulner-
able to those with malicious intentions. Common
dangers you should be aware of:

• Various types of Malware can be secretly
  installed on your computer (Keyloggers,
  Spybots, Spyware, Trojans, Viruses, and
  Worms).
• They can access your personal information
  stored on your computer (passwords, banking
  records, your identity).
• They can use your computer to attack other
  computers.
• They can use your computer to send SPAM.


Some Precautions to Take
• Be aware of the dangers.
• Learn how to protect your computer. Keep your
  OS, virus protection, antispyware software,
  firewalls and Internet browser up to date with
  the most current security patches.

Help us keep the University of Calgary and your information secure.
For more information on Safe Web Surfing, visit www.ucalgary.ca/it/
safesurfing


   www.ucalgary.ca/it/infosecurity

				
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