Improve Security, Internet Safety
GM-Innovations advises that you take all possible steps to improve security on your local computer. Doing so will help protect your PC, your personal information, and your website.
- Keep your passwords safe!
Don't use personal information (like your street name, last name, etc.). Use a different password for each site. Make passwords complex. Change your passwords frequently.
- Keep your personal information secure
- Keep your computer software up-to-date
- Use a safe web browser
- Always keep your firewall turned on
- Enhance your security, consider using OpenDNS
- Know how to spot phishing
- Be careful clicking on links in e-mail or instant message
- Don't open an e-mail attachment from someone you don't know
- Only make purchases on trusted sites
- Be careful what you download and from where
- Make sure that your internet connection is safe, consider F-Secure
- Avoid "Looks Too Good To Be True" e-mail offers and websites
- Log out completely from your accounts
- Turn your computer off when not in use
- Keep your computer and mobile devices locked using strong PINs and passwords
- Clear your browser cookies, history, and cache
- Don't save your login information on public computers
- Be careful what you post online - limit the personal information you share
- Check your security and privacy settings on websites
- Use the optional security questions available on some websites
- Watch your children online
- Stop unsolicited email
- Run full system scans with up-to-date security software
Comodo is a highly recommended security package for Windows PCs that can be used for free:
* For more security software options, see the Twitter links below
You can find more tips at:
Twitter accounts to follow for security issues:
Don't forget to follow GM-Innovations too! https://twitter.com/gminnov
(we post security related content but not exclusively, we include other stuff as well)
This article will be updated periodically. Please check back often for the latest information.
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