Microsoft understands how important online security is and has features built into Windows 8, Windows RT, and Internet Explorer to take some of the worry out of going online. However, bad things can happen to good PCs.
From hackers, viruses, worms, spyware, and other types of malware, your PC has
a lot to fend against. Learn how you can help protect your PC by adding security info to your Microsoft account, defending against infections, and keeping your PC up to date. Also learn
tips on how to help stay safe on the web, especially on public networks, and
how to help protect your files if your PC is ever lost or stolen.
you can help protect your PC from the bad stuff.
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