Tips to Ensure the Security of Your Account Information
Install personal firewall & anti-virus software on your
computer, such as Norton™ Personal Firewall and Norton Antivirus™.
Periodically scan your system using spyware detection software,
such as McAfee® antispyware™.
Set your operating system software (e.g. Microsoft Windows) to
notify you when an update is available. If you are informed that an
update or patch is available for any operating system or security
software, download and install it. To set this option, refer to
your software's user manual.
Visit your browser's website regularly to check for updates.
If you are using a wireless network connection, make sure it's
secure by using encryption. Refer to your network's user
Beware of saving passwords to your computer, especially if you
share your computer with others.
Protect your email address by using a freemail address rather
than your personal email if you are not sure who might get access
to your address. i.e. Yahoo!® Or Hotmail.
Do not click on unsolicited pop-ups.
Do not open unsolicited or unknown email, and use caution when
opening email attachments.