Posted February 04, 2018 05:37:15 If you’ve bought a new phone, you’ve probably seen a pop-up telling you to turn off your wireless service.
The message tells you to “protect your health” and “do not share sensitive data with anyone.”
The company also warns that viruses are “a growing threat” and you need to be vigilant to stay safe.
“When a virus affects your health, you can be in trouble.
The only way to avoid a pandemics outbreak is to protect yourself, your family and your home,” the company says.
Here are the steps to protect your family from a virus outbreak: Keep your computer, smartphone and other devices running.
You’ll want to protect them from viruses, too.
It’s important to keep your device up to date with software updates.
Get the latest software from your computer.
Set up a “safe zone” in your home, where you can use your phone, tablet or computer for work or school.
Check your antivirus software regularly to make sure your settings are set to prevent viruses.
Avoid sharing sensitive information with anyone.
You should always use a password that’s at least eight characters long.
Don’t share any personal or financial information with strangers or anyone who might be vulnerable to a virus.
If you need help, call your local healthcare provider.
Keep your family updated on the latest news.
Call the National Public Health Emergency Center (NPHEC) at 1-800-222-1222 to speak to a trained nurse.
Read more about how to stay protected from a pandemer.
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