The safest place to store this list is on an external flash drive that you keep with you.
Certain computer programs, called keyloggers, can keep track of the keys you type and transmit this information to people who might want to steal your accounts.
If you notice purchases that you haven't made, contact your card company immediately.
Internet safety is just as important for adults as it is for children and teens.
From privacy concerns to identity theft and cyberstalking, there are plenty of hazards on the web.
According to Public Opinion on Privacy, 89% of people are concerned about the level of personal information on the Internet. On social networking sites, it's common to include a lot of information on your profile.
From your employer to your religious views, think twice before you put it out on the web.
You've probably noticed that you begin receiving email or even phone calls after making a purchase.
This can happen when a company shares your information and purchase history with others.
Pay Pal and e Bay are two of the most common targets for phishing scams.
Before adding any personal information, contact the supposed site directly to see if they have been trying to contact you.
Fortunately, a few smart moves and a dose of awareness will go a long way toward protecting you on the Internet.