security risk?

  starsky 07:40 26 Sep 2008
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I want to run an internet bank account which will necessitate downloading XL worksheets of the account situation on a regular basis. Is this safe? What are the security risks? anybody have advice? Anybody been there?
advance thanks for any help here.
starsky

  GANDALF <|:-)> 12:23 26 Sep 2008

Keep your AV up to date and there will be no problem. I do this all the time. You can use a firewall if you want to although if you use a router you should have one built in.
It is not as bad on the net as some like to believe.
G

  starsky 13:42 26 Sep 2008

many thanks gandalf.
I use Norton, and run adaware, spybot, reg mechanic daily. Paranoid or what?
Never had a problem, just dont want one.
starsky

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