Security Tips - Safe Surfing
When you connect directly to a broadband network your computer could be at risk. Please ensure you secure your computer from attack by employing a firewall and up to date virus protection software.
We strongly advise customers to avoid illegal file sharing web sites and to refrain from downloading software where the origin is not clear.
WARNING - FAKE Support emails
Customers should be aware of fake support emails purporting to come from permaNET support or Microsoft support - The emails would appear similar to the one below and contain a link that could bring the user to a fake web site or a site that contains some form of malware. Make sure you do not clink on these links. If you receive an email and have concerns about the origin - call our support line for clarification. Regards permaNET Support
An example of a fake email that is made to look like it comes from email@example.com:
Dear user of the permanet.ie mailing service!
or this one that is made to look like it comes from Microsoft :
Dear Microsoft Customer,
|Do you need more security tips? Contact
our support team on:
1890 - 818 599 or email firstname.lastname@example.org