Security tips

General security tips

  • Never disclose your password or credit card number in an instant message conversation.

  • To help prevent infection by malicious software, never accept or open any file or link in an instant message until you verify its authenticity with the sender.

Security tips for use on a shared computer

  • Do not select the Remember my password check box on the sign-in screen.

  • After you sign out, click the arrow next to the Email Address box, and then click Clear all saved accounts.

  • Do not save your conversations in the Conversation History. The Conversation History is not deleted when you clear the account history.

See also

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