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  1. Welcome toSafety, Shopping and Security on the Internet Presented by The East Hampton Library And Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  2. Ceil Hearn info@stsico.com Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  3. Links stsico.com/html/shoponline.html Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  4. Identity Theft Federal Trade Commission National Resource about Identity Theft www.consumer.gov/idtheft www.fraud.org Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  5. Virus Protection • Norton • McAfee • Keep Virus Protection Software updated • Download Virus Definitions • Use care in downloading from emails and websites • Run periodic virus scans Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  6. Spyware • Spyware - transmits personally identifiable information • Adware - monitors surfing to deliver tailored advertising • Tracking Cookies – sends notices about visited sites • Creates a marketing profile sold to advertisers Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  7. Spyware Noticeable Effects • New Toolbars in your Browser • Browser Crashes • Home Page Changes • Silent Trackers – No Noticeable Effects Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  8. SpyBot Search & Destroy www.spybot.info Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  9. Microsoft AntiSpywarewww.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  10. Malicious BHOs • Browser Helper Objects • Add-On tool attached to Browser • Spyware Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  11. BHO Demontinyurl.com/3v7ue Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  12. Web Bugs • Embedded Graphic • Monitors and returns personal information to originator Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  13. Bugnosiswww.bugnosis.org Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  14. Detecting Scam Websites: SpoofStickwww.corestreet.com/spoofstick/ Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  15. Internet Explorer Click Tools Click Internet Options Click Delete Cookies America Online Click Start Open Control Panel Click Internet Options Click Delete Cookies Cookies stsico.com/html/cookies.html • Activities and Account Info Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  16. Firewalls • Windows XP/Vista w/dialup - software firewall • Windows XP/Vista w/broadband – hardware and software firewall • Windows 9x w/dialup - software firewall • Windows 9x w/broadband - hardware firewall Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  17. Pop Up Blockers • Search for Pop Up Blockers • download.com • NoAds • America Online – keyword Pop-up Controls • Upgrade to latest version of browser: IE7; Firefox 2 Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  18. Shopping Site Identify a Secure Connection • https and not http • Secure Sockets Layer • Certificates • Security Symbol Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  19. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Right Click Left Click on Properties Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  20. Certificates Right Click Left Click on Properties Left Click on Certificates button Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  21. Security Symbol Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  22. Warning Signs • Text includes capital letters, exclamation points, misspellings, grammatical errors • Improbable delivery times • Payment in cash or check only • Pressure for immediate action Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  23. Safe Shopping Tips • American Bar Association - Safe Shopping • Federal Trade Commission – Shop Online Safely Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  24. Shopping Comparison Sites • Bottom Dollar • Price Grabber • Price Scan • CNet • Froogle Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  25. Product Reviews and Resources • Better Business Bureau • Federal Consumer Information Center • consumer.gov • Epinions – Consumer Reviews • Consumer World Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  26. How to Pay • Credit Card • Paypal Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  27. Coupons • Cool Savings • Hot! Coupons • My Coupons • SuperCoups • Valpack • Valupage Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  28. Sites to Avoid • orbitz.com • gator.com • xupiter.com Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  29. Happy Shopping! Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  30. Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  31. Shopping Websites

  32. Online Auction Sites • Ebay • Amazon • Overstock Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  33. overstock.comGeneral Merchandise Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  34. amazon.comBooks, Music, Movies, General Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  35. 1800flowers.comFlowers, Gifts, Candy, Delivery Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  36. blockbuster.comMovies by Mail Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  37. ticketmaster.comConcerts, Shows, Sports Events Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  38. usps.comStamps, Postage Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  39. movies.comMovie Tickets Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  40. mta.nyc.ny.us/lirr/Long Island Rail Road Tickets Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  41. cvs.comOrder/Refill Prescriptions Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  42. discountofficesupplies.comOffice Supplies Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  43. jbpet.comPet Supplies Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  44. landsend.comClothing, Housewares Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  45. toysrus.comToys, Baby Merchandise Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  46. michaels.comCrafts, Hobbies Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  47. gardensalive.comGardening Supplies, Lawns, Plants Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.

  48. homedepot.comHardware, Housewares Sharper Training Solutions, Inc.