General Information

Best Protection for Scams and Alerts

The best prevention for exploits (scams, alerts) is to keep all of your software up to date.
Click to view tips on our Malware Protection Center website: http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/mmpc/default.aspx
  • Select “Malware encyclopedia” to learn more about “Common Malware Types” such as Ransomware, Trojans, Exploits, etc.
  • Select “Malware References” for a malware searchable encyclopedia, information on Top Threats and other details
  • Select “Help” to provide details for Advanced Troubleshooting, how to prevent malware infections and other details.
  • General information for Scams: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/search/Results.aspx?q=scams&form=portal

Safer Shopping in Person or Online

Get tips for safer shopping or buy directly from Microsoft.
Click to view these helpful software purchasing tips: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/howtotell/shop.aspx