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Computers for Seniors by Chris Ewin, Cheryl Ewin, Carrie Ewin

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LESSON 14

STAYING SAFE ONLINE

In our final lesson, we’ll look at how you can protect yourself online and make sure your computer continues to run at its best in the future.

Protecting Against Viruses

Recognizing the Symptoms of a Virus

Performing a Scan with Windows Defender

How Else Can I Protect Myself?

What Else Should I Be Aware Of?

Avoiding Scams

Avoiding Phishing Attacks

Getting Help

Phew, We Did It!

The purpose of this lesson is not to scare you away from using your computer, but to make you feel safe by letting you know the kinds of threats that are out there and how to protect against them. Once you know how to do that, you should feel much more confident!

Protecting Against Viruses

One of the greatest threats you can encounter on your ...

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