Miscellaneous April 15, 2014 < 1 min. read

Internet Safety Tips for Seniors

Internet Safety Tips for Seniors
Anton Terekhov

Senior citizens are connecting to the Internet in greater numbers every year. According to the findings by the Pew Research Center, 53% of American seniors age 65 and over use the Internet or email. This makes  seniors are among the fastest group of internet users.

Unfortunately, seniors are vulnerable to identity theft & various internet scams due to their lack of internet and computer skills. They are also more trusting. These factors make them easy targets for cyber criminals to prey on.

The infographic below reveals some important internet safety tips to protect seniors from scams, hacking and malware attacks, and identity theft.

Internet safety tips for seniors

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