STAYING SAFE—SOME TIPS TO SECURE YOUR DIGITAL DEVICES
If you have a WINDOWS device, install the latest Service Pack and enable automatic security updates.
Avoid using Wi-Fi Hotspots in busy places, such as malls, airports, hotels, etc., where other could be connected.
Install firewall software on your device to block intruders.
Avoid using instant messaging via wifi networks with which you are unfamiliar
Run anti-virus and anti-spyware software which you have acquired from trusted sources and keep those programs updated.
Bluetooth technology should be de-activated on your mobile devices until you need it.
Be careful opening email attachments. Delete any attachment from a questionable source that ends in an “exe” file extension.
Be wary of online offers for “FREE” games and toolbars.
Activate security features on your home wireless network. If you are not sure how to do this, visit your Internet provider website.