8. Run anti-virus software
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Your computer can become infected in a click—literally. In its 2018 Security Intelligence Report, Microsoft lists attack methods like phishing, email attachments, and ransomware as some of the biggest threats to cybersecurity. With increasingly sophisticated techniques being used by criminals, unloading the responsibility of cybersecurity to the experts is a good choice. There are many good anti-virus software options on the market. If you need a free one, try AVG or Avast.