4 steps to help ward off Internet attackers
Scam artists and virus writers can take advantage of low security settings in your e-mail and Web browsing software to infect your computer.
You can help limit your chances of being attacked when you use a firewall, update your computer, use antivirus software, and use antispyware software. Read on for more tips on how to improve your security when you browse the Web or send e-mail.
4 steps to help increase your security
To help increase your security right now, you can:
1. Upgrade or update to Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2)
2. Use antispyware software
3. Learn to avoid phishing scams
4. Be careful with e-mail and instant message (IM) attachments Improve security when you browse and e-mail
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