Safety Netiquette Rules are practices for preventing harm. Conventions that protect users are tips which may prevent harm if followed. There is no guarantee.
Print or save electronic receipts and a product description for items purchased. More »
Strong passwords include a number, special character, and capital letter. More »
Refrain from sharing personal information. More »
Use antivirus software. More »
Keep your password private. Do not share it. More »
Back up important files regularly. More »
Update software regularly. More »
Know the difference between a cyber friend and a friend in real life. More »
A social code of user protection. It is the fifth layer of online communication, Safety Netiquette. These guidelines are the general reason why we practice Netiquette. Any code of conduct protects followers. This entire system is designed for inclusion all users in order to keep them safe from harm.
People practice Netiquette to identify bad users. In general, an offer of money for nothing is a scam to be avoided. There are many scams that prey on people with scenarios that are too good to be true. There are many other tactics of scammers that use hoaxes. That is high level.
In it simplest form our data has to be protected to keep us safe. These rules are practice for protecting our data. Hoaxes and scam are a sub-category of these generic rules.