A few good ways to do this
- Stay away from non-reputable websites
- Don't send unsolicited emails and attachments
- Don't forward chain letters
- Don't respond to or forward phishing or scamming emails
- Don't use your Daemen email address to sign up for publicly accessible web pages.
- If you are signing up for shopping sites or messages boards, use a throwaway account. You can create a free Google or Hotmail account to do this with.
Always Keep Your Computer Updated
Making sure your computers updates are installed periodically is a great way to ensure your computer does not get infected with unwanted programs.
Always Use Virus Protection
In addition to system updates, always use and anti-virus software. Daemen offers free virus protection.