Internet Safety

Whenever you use the internet you are at risk from viruses, trojans, spyware or just inappropriate websites. Keeping yourself and your children safe requires a few simple precautions.

Internet safety is about protecting your computer from the rest of the internet so you don't get any nast surprises. The key elements are

Keeping Your Software Updated
Keeping all of your software up-to-date is about more than just getting new features or bugs fixed, its about keeping security holes plugged. Updated - 7 Sep 2004

Using a Safer Browser
Internet Explorer may be the most common browser as it comes with windows, but it isn't necessarily the safest or best as there are a number of free alternatives. Updated - 7 Sep 2004

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