Many popular non-banking websites have been infected with password-stealing malicious software that could be installed on your unprotected computer just by visiting the site.How can this affect your banking information?
This malicious software records and sends your keystrokes, meaning that when you enter your Member Card number and Personal Access Code it will send this information to the bad guys, and they could be using it to compromise your account.How can you stop this from happening to you?
Protect yourself with firewalls, anti-spyware and anti-virus software. This software is available for free from your local internet provider.
For additional information on Internet security and to download software already included in your internet package, visit your local internet service provider at the links below:
Microsoft Security Articles
Check out these articles from Microsoft below to learn more about how you can protect yourself and your computer from common frauds, scams and viruses.
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