October is national cyber security awareness month and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency is issuing some reminders about internet safety.  IEMA Spokesman Patti Thompson says while most of us are aware of online dangers, we sometimes get lax about protecting ourselves and our personal information.

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Tips include regularly updating your anti-virus software, making sure you are using privacy settings for your email and web browser, not opening suspicious looking emails and attachments, and reviewing your financial statements for any fraudulent activity.



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