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Security Tip (ST04-013)

Protecting Your Privacy

Original release date: July 14, 2004 | Last revised: October 8, 2009

Before submitting your email address or other personal information online, you need to be sure that the privacy of that information will be protected. To protect your identity and prevent an attacker from easily accessing additional information about you, avoid providing certain personal information such as your birth date and social security number online.

How do you know if your privacy is being protected?

What additional steps can you take to protect your privacy?

Author: Mindi McDowell

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