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Viruses, spam and phishing FAQ

How can I protect my computer from hackers and viruses?

For effective, continuous protection, you should install a complete security program like Cogeco’s Security Services.

If you do not have anti-virus software, you can scan your system with Cogeco’s Online Scanner.

You can also take the preventative measures below to protect your computer:

  • Regularly update your anti-virus software and you Windows and Apple operating system.
  • Also update your third-party applications like Java and Adobe Flash. Some online applications, like F-Secure Health Check, can tell you if your system is up to date and secure.


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