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.