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AVG Security evangelist talks to ABC News Radio Australia about how safe people feel when asked to submit your personal details online...


Here are few tips on how to recognize a safe place that you can trust with your information:

Make sure you know what company is operating the website and whether it is legitimate.
Look for signs that indicate the site has been reviewed by independent site verification program like AVG LinkScanner®.

Before you hit the Submit button when you’ve entered personal information on a website, make sure the padlock symbol is visible in your browser status bar – this means the site is secure and using encrypted (https) communication to prevent interception and misuse of your data

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