Basic Virus protection tips

August 6, 2010 · Print This Article

Here are some basic tips to prevent a virus infection.
  1. Do not open any files attached to an email from an unknown, suspicious, or untrustworthy source.
  2. Do not open any files attached to an email unless you know what it is, even if it appears to come from a friend or someone you know. Some viruses can replicate themselves and spread through email.
  3. Do not open any files attached to an email if the subject line is questionable or unexpected.
  4. Delete chain emails and junk email. Do not forward or reply to any of them.
  5. Do not download any files from an unknown, suspicious, or untrustworthy source.

We will be posting more about how to prevent an infection and what to do if  your computer has a virus.

If you think you’re infected with a virus and/or spyware, let us know. We can help.

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