7 good habits to #DefendYourDevice from malware

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Your mobile device can fall victim to cyber criminals who use malicious software (malware) to access your information, your money — even your identity.

Here's how to stop them:

1. Keep your operating system and apps updated

2. Use secure Wi-Fi, and avoid unknown networks

3. Install/download from trusted sources

4. Don't click links or attachments in suspicious email or texts

5. Turn off Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth when you can

6. Install antivirus/antispyware protection

7. Don't “jailbreak” (disable) software that prevents unauthorized downloads

Learn more about how to #DefendYourDevice at GetCyberSafe.ca/defend

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