Before you run off unsupervised on the Internet, take some time to verify your security options. We’ve discussed the phishing filter, but you should also review your pop-up blocker settings and look for updates for your computer. Remember, hackers, worms, viruses, and spyware don’t care how nice you are; they want your information, and they want to use your computer to do bad things. Take the time to keep them off your system.
To verify your pop-up blocker settings, follow these steps: