Viruses and spyware can attack your smartphone or tablet via the following means:
Viruses and spyware can cause very serious consequences including:
Your device could be just carrying a virus – which could then be passed on to other devices (such as computers) via email.
Protecting your Mobile Device
Apple devices have extremely good built-in safeguards against malware, but are becoming a more popular target for fraudsters, meaning that you should install internet security whatever your device. .
For personal and home office use there are a number of choices that you can take to decide which internet security app to download. Whichever you choose, make sure it is a repuable brand from a mainstream supplier, and get the best you can afford.
It is important to download updates for security apps as soon as you are prompted to guard against new malware.
Spam and Scam Emails
A few simple rules about dealing with spam and scam emails.
Using the internet to send and receive email safely.
Safe Internet Use
Some valuable tips on using the internet safely.
Downloading & File Sharing
Simple measures needed to safeguard you when browsing and downloading.
Software updates are essential. Find out why and how to install correctly.
Everything you need to know about operating system updates.