These steps will all provide added security for your High Speed Connection:
- Install antivirus software, keep it updated, and run scans on a regular basis.
- Keep your Operating System up to date.
- Enable the hardware firewall on your wireless router/gateway.
- Install a spyware cleaner (such as Ad Aware) and run scans
- Use common sense when browsing the Internet and checking your email. Never click on pop-up ads or advertisements from companies you are not familiar with.
- Also, never open emails from unfamiliar sources.
- Add a wireless password to the router and change it monthly.