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What precautions should I take with incoming emails?

The most common way computer viruses spread and criminals access people’s computers are through emails.

Always be cautious when opening emails from people you don't know as they may contain harmful viruses that can damage your computer settings.

Only share your email address with websites you trust.

What should I do to minimise the chance of unauthorised use of my broadband service?

To maintain security on your computer, Sorted recommends that you:

  • Protect your password; keep it secure
  • Avoid common words, names and dates
  • Change it regularly and do not store it on your computer
  • Use current anti-virus and firewall software
  • Do not open suspicious emails or files from unknown sources
  • Protect your family or business from unsuitable internet content and password protect your wireless modem connection.