- Detroit Man Arrested in SWAT Raid
- Thanks for Your Service ... and Memories 2015 IMAGES
- Ohio Youth Group Repairs Wayne County Mobile Home Damaged by Flood
- Jabberwowcky Kicks off DAWG's Pullman Thursday Series
- WV AFL-CIO President Perdue: July 1 is now Pay Cut Day
- Costumes and Comic Books Bring Out the Tricon Nerds IMAGES
- Katie DeHart Entertains at Pullman
- Fracking Poses Threats to Public Health, Say Experts
- Sticking Together, Surprising Stats; IMAGES Town Meeting Drug Abuse
- Mayor Steve William's Office of Drug Control Policy Invited to White House
Attorney General DeWine Offers Consumer Tips Following eBay Breach
Attorney General DeWine offered consumers the following tips:
- If you are an eBay user, change your password. If you have used the same password for other accounts, consider changing those passwords as well.
- Choose a different password for each of your online accounts.
- Create passwords that are long and complex, using a variety of numbers, letters, and characters. Rather than choosing a word, consider picking a familiar phrase and using the first letter of each word, followed by a random number. For example, you could use the phrase “My dog’s name is Brutus!” and choose the password, “MdniB!579.”
- Change your passwords often.
- Don’t store passwords or account username reminders on smartphones or computers. This personal information could be compromised by a computer virus.
- Beware of possible scams related to the breach. For example, watch out for email or text messages that instruct you to click on a link to “change your password.” Some scammers may use the breach as ploy to get you to click on malicious links.
Consumers who want additional information or those who suspect identity theft should contact the Ohio Attorney General’s Office at 800-282-0515 or www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov. The Ohio Attorney General’s Identity Theft Unit helps victims rectify the effects of identity theft.