We’ve received reports of fake emails, fake websites, and other scams that take advantage of people’s interest in the 2012 Olympics.
Here are our top tips for avoiding spam and malware of any kind:
- Use email that filters spam. (Try the new Outlook.com, which helps limit spam in your inbox to less than 3 percent of the items.)
- Defend your PC against malicious software with Microsoft Security Essentials (free real-time protection).
- Learn to recognize dangerous spam and avoid it.
To get your gold medal in online safety, see How to boost your malware defense and protect your PC.