Precautions while using Websites
Scan local machine for malware
A majority of customers that have been victim to a hack have had no security products installed on their machines and those that do more often than not forget to update their software. It is important to make an informed purchase by discussing your specific needs with various vendors. Ensure that its set to automatically scan your machine each day. Ensure that at least each week it connects to the vendors site and updates itself with new libraries of virus and malware definitions.