Top ten tips

  1. Don't open an attachment or download a file without knowing what it is.

  2. Get Norton Internet Security with eir broadband.

  3. Don't open or respond to an email from a source you do not recognise.

  4. Keep your security software updated.

  5. Don't provide personal info in response to an unsolicited email, pop-up ad or web address you don't trust.

  6. Use only reputable sites - especially when shopping online.

  7. Remember to log out from any site where you have entered personal info.

  8. Use Content Filtering and Parental Control programmes.

  9. Spend time online with your children to get to know their favourite sites.

  10. Learn about the internet and new media so that you and your family can enjoy your time online safely.