Worms, viruses and other malicious programs

Computer worms, viruses and other malicious programs can destroy or steal data and personal information. Without your knowledge, hackers can use these viruses to harvest your personal information, steal your money, credit and identity. While most legitimate websites do not cause these viruses or infections, there are many websites that have been compromised without the website owner’s knowledge.

Tips to protect yourself against worms, viruses and other malicious programs:
  • Reduce the chance that your computers will be infected by these harmful programs by keeping anti-virus software up-to-date.
  • Install security patches and updates as recommended by the companies that created your Operating System (e.g. Windows or macOS) and other software vendors (e.g. Adobe and Microsoft).
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Internet Security (Antivirus Software)

Verizon’s Internet Security offers one comprehensive security solution which helps protect all covered devices (including smartphones and tablets) from online threats like viruses, spyware and malware.

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Digital Security Pro

The Digital Security Pro suite of products combines traditional device-based security, identity theft protection and advanced parental controls to ensure your connected experience is as safe as possible.

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Lifelock Select

LifeLock® Select monitors the use of your personal information and sends you alerts through its patented alert† system so you can rest easy knowing your identity has protection.

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Device Protection

Get peace of mind with our Device Protection, knowing your TVs, laptops, PCs and tablets are covered for repairs and replacement should something happen to them.

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TechSure (Internet Support)

Safeguard your identity and your connected devices. TechSure offers 24/7 technical support, identity, device and privacy protection.
 
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Wireless Security & Protection Products 

Wireless Security & Privacy

Security & Privacy is a security app for your mobile device that helps protect it from malicious apps, spyware and other potential threats to your privacy. It's powered by McAfee. There are two versions of this app:

  • Security & Privacy Single Device - Covers only your individual Verizon mobile device. The app is already installed on Android™ Verizon devices, and it’s included with your Verizon Wireless service for no additional charge.
  • Security & Privacy Multi-Device - Extends this security service to other eligible devices in your household and on your Verizon Wireless account, including computers and mobile devices on other carriers. It’s available for a monthly fee.

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Total Mobile Protection

Verizon offers comprehensive coverage for loss, theft, or damage to your device and unlimited access to Tech Coach experts to solve virtually any issue with your device.