Antivirus Tip: The free software packaged with your operating system is often not enough protection. Rather purchase quality anti-virus and malware software.
Antivirus Tip: The easiest way to avoid ransomware is to not click on suspect files, download from trusted websites, and avoid giving out personal data.
Antivirus Tip: If an antivirus program is using too many resources and not picking up any threats, then uninstall and find new antivirus protection.
Antivirus Tip: Always use two-factor authentication – this generates a password that you must enter at the time and adds a layer of security.
Install a Device Finder App
Antivirus Tip: Where possible, install a device finder app. This can be especially useful if you lose your device or it is stolen.
Never Install Unprompted Software
Antivirus Tip: Unless you requested it, NEVER install any unprompted apps or software. Save your device from being hacked.
Limit Personal Info Online
Antivirus Tip: If you must post information online, make it as vague as possible and check that your information can’t be found on any search engine.
Scrutinise Random Messages
Antivirus Tip: Random messages should not be taken lightly – never click on the links and take note of the source as they may send more spam.