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NetSafe articles on anti-virus

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How can I security check my computer?

If you’ve clicked on a recent phishing email link, here’s a range of scanning tools for identifying and removing viruses and malware from your computer

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How to keep your mobile devices safe and secure

You spent a lot of money on that shiny smartphone, laptop or tablet computer so learn how to protect the device against viruses and malware and how to get help tracking down it down should it be lost or stolen

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What does anti-virus and anti-spyware software do?

These security programs are designed to protect you from malicious software and help you protect your computer when exploring the internet

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Are you doing the NetBasics?

Meet our animated characters and learn how to secure your computer and stay safe online

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What anti-virus software should I use?

Malware is constantly being written and circulated online so it pays to install anti-virus and anti-spyware software to defend your computer

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How do I make my computer secure?

Computer security is a core cybersafety issue and it’s important for Kiwis to educate themsleves about staying safe online – the NetSafe NetBasics campaign cuts through the jargon