Safety, Security and
Satisfaction (SSS) of Pune Citizens.
| How can you prevent spyware from installing on your computer?
Don't click on links within pop-up windows - Because pop-up
windows are often a product of spyware, clicking on the window may install spyware
software on your computer. To close the pop-up window, click on the "X" icon
in the titlebar instead of a "close" link within the window. Choose "no" when
asked unexpected questions - Be wary of unexpected dialog boxes asking whether
you want to run a particular program or perform another type of task. Always
select "no" or "cancel," or close the dialog box by clicking the "X" icon in
the titlebar. Be wary of free downloadable software - There are many sites that
offer customized toolbars or other features that appeal to users. Don't download
programs from sites you don't trust, and realize that you may be exposing your
computer to spyware by downloading some of these programs. Don't follow email
links claiming to offer anti-spyware software - Like email viruses, the links
may serve the opposite purpose and actually install the spyware it claims to