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You wouldn’t leave your house keys in the door, would you? Of course not—most people keep their homes and cars locked and secured at all times. If not, someone could get in and steal your belongings and personal information.

So why should your computer be any different? It has information that can be just as valuable, like your financial data, Social Security number, or passwords to your files and email. Stay smart and protect yourself. Watch this 3-minute video from OnGuardOnline.gov to learn how to foil a hacker—and keep your computer as secure as your most valued possessions.

F&M Security Tip: Don't lose that device! According to a recent study, you are 16 times more likely to lose a laptop or mobile device than to have it stolen. When you are traveling, always double-check to make sure you have your mobile device with you, such as when you finish going through airport security, leave your taxi, or check out of your hotel.

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