Never respond to an email asking for personal or financial information such as your email address, password, Social Security Number, and credit card numbers. (PayPal and your bank are examples of companies that would never ask for personal information in an email.)
Don’t open an email or attachment from someone you do not know or trust.
Never click on a link or executable file within an email from a company or organization that you do not trust.
Do keep security software and operating systems currently updated.