Internet Safety Tips for Seniors

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

3 Responses to Internet Safety Tips for Seniors

  1. Karen Janssen February 6, 2015 at 12:19 pm #

    Did you know that Viper tags this as a dangerous web site and will not allow entry? Do you have things going on here that you are unaware of ?

  2. Karen Janssen February 6, 2015 at 12:32 pm #

    Also, and perhaps it is Vipre again but none of your links go anywhere except a blank page with this page as a sidebar. No information at all.

    • Levent Sapci
      Levent Sapci February 9, 2015 at 9:53 am #

      Hi Karen, This is Levent from the Hotspot Shield Team. I am not sure to really understand your concern… do you mind providing us with more details? Please submit a support ticket here: https://hsselite.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/requests/new and we will get back to you quickly. Thank you!

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