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Shopping online, using email, or surfing the Internet shouldn't leave you feeling vulnerable to virus attacks, identity theft or other security breaches. In fact, most Internet security issues are easily preventable and only require a few updates to your computer.

 

Bookmark this site and return frequently for more information on how Verizon is keeping you safe online.

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Internet Security Checklist

 

Whether you are just setting up your computer or need to update your computer's security settings, these tips will cut down the likelihood that a security attack will affect you.

 

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  • There is potential security risk to many popular models of home routers; especially routers that are not protected by a strong password.

 

Other resources to keep you and your family safe online:
Online Safety - Verizon Communications' Online Safety Site
StaySafeOnline.org - National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

 

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Verizon Security Products

 

Verizon Internet Security Suite (VISS)

  • VISS helps protect your computer from hackers, viruses, spyware, and other threats.
  • VISS is available to protect unlimited computers and Android smartphone/tablets.
Parental Controls

  • Verizon Family Protection powered by McAfee: Protects children of all ages from exposure to inappropriate content, social networking risks, strangers and other online threats. Download Now
     

Spam Detector

  • Catch unsolicited emails sent to your email account. Automatically deletes or moves spam email to your SPAM Detector folder. Learn more about Spam Detector
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Spyware
 

  • My software programs are taking longer to start
  • Pop-up advertisements are appearing.
  • My Internet home page was changed.
  • Take Action against Spyware
Virus

  • People receive email I didn't send.
  • Unusual messages display on my monitor
  • My computer performance is slow
  • Take Action against Viruses

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Identity Protection

 


Parental Controls


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