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Internet safety and malware

To help mitigate the risks from malware - malicious software distributed over the internet - the World Health Organisation IT security Chief recommends follwoing these precautions: (i) Do not follow unsolicited links and do not open unsolicited email messages; (ii) Use caution when visiting untrusted websites; (iii) Refer to the Recognizing and Avoiding Email Scams document for more information on avoiding email scams:; (iv) Refer to the Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks document for more information on avoiding social engineering attacks:; (v) Install antivirus software on home computers, and keep the signature files up to date.

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