Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Today's world is more interconnected than ever. Yet, for all its advantages, increased connectivity brings increased risks of theft, fraud and abuse. The Attorney General’s Office would like to remind you to protect yourself against cybercrime and get educated about the resources available to victims.

Prevention tips: 

•    Don’t be a victim. Review the Victims of Cybercrime Tip Sheet and learn how to defend against cybercrime.
•    Change passwords. Keep passwords long, strong and unique; use complex combinations of  uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers and symbols, and change them often.
•    Post daily online safety tips. Share tips with friends on social media accounts.

Visit the AGO’s Internet Safety page for more cyber security information. 

STOP.THINK.CONNECT.™ is a global cyber security awareness campaign that aims to build a workforce of cyber security professionals who are empowered to defend networks and combat cybercrime.

The AGO encourages Internet users to Get Involved and take action during National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  

This Week’s Twitter Chat:

When: Thursday, October 24 at 3 p.m. Eastern/noon Pacific
Topic: Cybercrime

Learn how to protect yourself against cybercrime and how to get help. 

Use the hashtag #ChatSTC to join! For more information, visit: www.stopthinkconnect.org/twitterchats

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