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Google tips and tools to protect from online scams

Techstination feature for Thursday, March 28, 2024

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.        The battle against online scams is never ending…but there are tools you can use to make becoming a victim less likely.    At Google…Technology Expert Grace Hoyt says take advantage of two factor authentication whenever possible.   And turning to a password manager can offer lots of protection too…

“We know that these bad actors, these attackers, are looking to get access to folks’ passwords and then use that to sign in to your online accounts.  So that’s why we recommend that folks store and save secure passwords through a password manager.  That is built into your Chrome browser automaticallyThat is a great place to store that information."

Google’s Gmail by the way…is pretty great at blocking the vast majority of scams and phishing attempts.   Find more at

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