Think before you click!
Have 1 good Virus Program (more than one just causes problems)
Keep it up to date
Remember if you say you “trust this sight” you are shutting off your antivirus!
You will NEVER be contacted from Microsoft the IRS or the FBI via phone, this is a scam and you need to hang up and shut down your computer. Never give them money.
Software updates are required to keep things running because things change and the software has to change with it in order for it to work properly.
NEVER install an update from a pop up when you are on-line (it is most likely a Virus). Instead install directly from the manufacturers website.
Programs that require updates > Your Windows (Microsoft) this will be done automatically. Note: update links for Adobe Reader- Adobe Flash – Oracle Java are located below
DO NOT shut down during an update.
PROGRAMS THAT REQUIRE UPDATES
Adobe Reader – Update Here!
Adobe Flash – Update Here!
Oracle Java – Update Here!
For more tips, check out our Safety Tips videos:
Quick Tip: Avoiding Viruses that Come Through Fake Updates for Flash and Java