Not only is eating healthy food good for you, sometimes it has the added bonus of doing good for the world. Let’s face it: We’ve all fallen victim to this pain.
For multiple networked computers, hardware routers typically provide firewall protection.
Antivirus software is designed to prevent malicious software programs from embedding on your computer.
If you receive unsolicited e-mail offers or spam, you can forward the messages to the Federal Trade Commission at [email protected]
For the the latest e-scams and warnings, visit the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center.
Most types of antivirus software can be set up to update automatically.
Software firewalls are widely recommended for single computers.
The software is prepackaged on some operating systems or can be purchased for individual computers.
The same advice parents might deliver to young drivers on their first solo journey applies to everyone who wants to navigate safely online.
A special agent in our Cyber Division offered the following: A firewall helps protect your computer from hackers who might try to gain access to crash it, delete information, or even steal passwords or other sensitive information.
To report potential e-scams, please go the Internet Crime Complaint Center and file a report.
Note: The FBI does not send mass e-mails to private citizens about cyber scams, so if you received an e-mail that claims to be from the FBI Director or other top official, it is most likely a scam.