TITLE

PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER AND PERSONAL DATA

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article emphasizes the need for individuals to protect their personal financial information on MyPay from scams and identity theft according to the U.S. Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS). It notes that MyPay is using security features to protect both data files and the transmission of information to users' computers. It stresses that customers should install and use anti-virus software and personal firewalls.
ACCESSION #
25063299

 

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