Stay Safe with EarthLink

Serious threats to your security are an unfortunate reality of the Internet today. That’s why we developed the Stay Safe Security Center. This page will keep you informed of the latest risks and effective solutions.

Securing Your Tablet

While hackers pose a serious problem, there’s also the risk of losing, forgetting or having your devices stolen.

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What Do You Know About Malware?

Malware has become a significant threat, causing widespread damage and disruption within most organizations.

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Encryption How To's

Learn what encryption is, how it protects and how to implement properly.

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Viruses, Trojans, Worms...Oh My!

Once you recognize that the word "malware" is a combination of "malicious" and "software," the definition speaks for itself.

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Creating Great Passwords

People often make themselves vulnerable to attack by following poor password practices.

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Keep SPAM Out of Your Inbox

Email is a huge part of how we communicate, but it can be a source for malware and fraud.

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EarthLink Online Backup

Securely stores your files online. With Online Backup, you can:
  • Automatically back up & sync multiple devices to your personal storage space
  • Drag and drop files to your online backup storage portal
  • Conveniently view files on your computer and mobile devices
  • Share files with family, friends or colleagues
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  • Close all open programs and disable antivirus and firewall software.
  • Enter the EarthLink email address we gave you when prompted (or choose to sign up if you are not yet a member).
  • Choose 2 or more access numbers if available (Dial-Up only).
  • Choose to import your contacts into EarthLink Web Mail with Simple Switch.
  • When prompted, choose the free programs & tools you want.
  • Select the EarthLink Accelerator option (Dial-Up only).
  • Double-click the EarthLink Access Software shortcut on your desktop.
  • Select or enter your email address and password
  • Click Connect.

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