Learn how to protect yourself from online threats at Darien Library at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31.
Cyber security has been the focus of much attention lately, from email hacks to stolen credit card numbers. It can seem like a scary world when you’re constantly under attack by scammers, hackers, skimmers, spear phishers, spoofers, or even digital vandals.
— an announcement from Darien Library
But if you’re armed with a little information and some tools and habits to protect yourself, you can significantly reduce your risk of becoming a target and empower yourself to feel confident as you navigate your digital lives.
Please join John Blyberg, Darien Library’s assistant director for innovation and user experience, as he talks about what the threats are, how to spot them, and how to protect yourself from becoming a victim.
See also, these articles about online scams from this year and last year:
- Darien Woman, 20, Scammed of $1,600 When She Tried to Buy an English Bulldog Online (Jan. 19)
- Offering Emergency Computer Help, Online Scammers Swindle About $1,800 from Darien Man (Dec. 6)
- Darien Woman, 25, Taken in Internet Scam with Added Twist (Nov. 19)
- Darien Police: Don’t Fall for Overpayment Scam in Online Car Selling (April 29)
Editor’s note: This article was originally published Jan. 21. The time stamp has been changed to put it back on the home page.