Online Security - Protect Yourself
There are important steps you should take to protect yourself from online threats such as malware and identity theft. These save you time and trouble should something go wrong, and also ensure that you are getting the best online experience.
Tip 1: To help keep your PC secure, consider running:
- Firewall software
- Anti-Virus software
- Anti-Spyware software to check your PC regularly
Tip 2: If you ever receive a questionable e-mail message that contains an attachment, do not open the attachment. If you cannot confirm with the sender that the message is legitimate and that the attachment is safe, delete the message immediately.
Tip 3: Automatic software updates to ensure you have the latest security patches. CommSec recommends you regularly check that you are running the latest version of the software you use to protect your computer from malicious email and web sites on the Internet.
Tip 4: Further information from the Commonwealth Bank Group on how to protect yourself is available by visiting www.commbank.com.au/security-privacy/default.
Tip 5: By changing your password regularly you reduce the possibility of someone discovering what it is. CommSec recommends changing your password at least every three months.
Lastly, in the event you believe your CommSec details have been compromised, please contact CommSec on 13 15 19 or + 61 2 9115 1417 if calling from outside Australia (Monday to Friday. 8am to 7pm, Sydney time) immediately to take preventative action.
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