Personal Security Netiquette Unknown Links 4th Rule

Personal Security Netiquette Don't Follow Unknown Links

Personal security netiquette don’t follow unknown links. Hyperlinks posted online from people whose profiles we cannot see. Otherwise do not have enough information about them or their business. URL’s that have been shortened to hide the address in conjunction with an unknown poster.

Follow valid links to good content. Save time from being wasted on an unwanted sales page at least. Stops us from installing a virus on our computer at best. Clicking a link can download and install a program. Malware, spyware, and adware may be put on our phone, laptop, and desktop.

Millennials, students, and professionals using social media, forums, and work computers. When we see an appealing call to action from an unknown source. Online on social media, in email, text messages, forums, and websites.