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Protect My Computer Top 10

What are the Top 10 Ways to Protect My Computer?
  1. Turn on your computer’s firewall. Learn more
  2. Use a safe web browser. Learn more
  3. Install updates to your operating system and antivirus software. Learn more
  4. Use 2-Step Authentication. Learn more
  5. Update Flash/Java software and disable it when not in use.
  6. No Peer to Peer (P2P) file sharing of books, music, movies and games. Learn more
  7. Backup your information by using an external hard drive.
  8. Password protect your computer and don’t share it with others.
  9. Don’t plug in portable media devices (i.e. USB flash drives) unless you know they are safe.
  10. Don’t open attachments you are not expecting.