Four online safety tips for students going back to school

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A new school year is just around the corner! While this is an exciting time for students, it’s also prime time for malicious actors to take advantage of unsuspecting students.

Review these simple and effective tips to help you stay safe online and protect yourself, your data and the University.

Infographic explaining four ways to stay safe online this school season


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Resources to protect yourself online:

  1. Protect your online accounts.
    Safe password practices.
  2. Enrol in UTORMFA.
    UTORMFA is the University of Toronto’s multi-factor authentication solution.
  3. Protect yourself against fraud.
    Tips for identifying and reporting a phishing attempt.
  4. Protect your devices.
    Protect yourself against malware.

Visit the Security Matters website regularly to learn more about online safety tips and resources.