Let us help you stay safe

Keeping your information safe is a top concern—for you and for us.

We take steps every day to safeguard your personal information. And we're committed to helping you keep your accounts and devices safe and secure.

We've put together these tips and resources you can use to prevent and troubleshoot security issues.

Security tips

Be cautious with attachments.
Email attachments with these endings can harm your computer—
.vbs, .exe, .bat, .scr.
Don’t open an email if you don’t know the sender.

Be sure your hardware and software are up-to-date.
Install the latest computer updates as soon as they are available to keep your system more secure.

Run regular scans with virus-protection software.
Security software like AT&T Internet Security Suite powered by McAfee can help protect from viruses, phishing, spyware, and hackers.

Stay aware of the latest security threats.
Subscribe to a virus alert email newsletter or read computer news sites regularly. These resources tell you how to prevent viruses and what to do if a virus infects your computer.

Back up your data frequently.
Copy important data to an external drive or to CDs. Your important information will stay safe in case a virus infects your computer.

Get more tips and learn how AT&T safeguards your information
Learn about parental controls
See ways to protect against fraud


Stay safe on the Internet

Potential security threats seem to be everywhere on the Internet, so it's more important than ever to use the latest tools and tips to keep your information safe and secure on the Internet.

Stop email hackers and spammers

Email is great for staying in touch, but it's also an easy target for people who want to scam you or steal your information.

Learn how to protect your account from spam, phishing attempts, and keylogging malware.

Protect against spam on your phone

Spam on your mobile device is an increasing problem that can create a lot of clutter. More importantly, spam can compromise your device and personal information.

Learn more about how you can prevent and reduce the impact of these problems.