270 S. Northlake Blvd. Suite 1000, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Kappa Computer Systems LLC
Contact Us Today: +1.407.331.5921


  • Don’t open any email or attachment from an email that you are not expecting even if it is from a known person.
  • ​Don't open an attachment that has an unusual icon or an unusual extension (especially ones like .pif, .scr, or .exe).
  • ​Don't let your curiosity put your computer at risk.
  • ​To open an attachment, first save it to your computer and then scan it with your antivirus software.

Do Not Click Random Links


Do not click any link that you can't verify. 

  • Never write down or share your password.
  • Don’t just use one password (i.e., work, personal banking, etc.).
  • Create passwords that are easy to remember but hard for others to guess.
  • Don't use information that others could associate with you, like names of family members or pets.
  • Make the password at least 8 characters long.
  • Include numbers, capital letters and symbols.
  • Do not use cyclical, incremental or patterned passwords.

NO ANTIVIRUS PROGRAM IS 100% EFFECTIVE

 It is impossible to predict all the bad things the bad guys could do. They always come up with something new.

It takes more than antivirus to prevent computer security incidents;

It takes awareness and action by the end user.

Do Not Download Unfamiliar Software From The Internet


Some programs appear to have useful and legitimate functions. However, most of this software is (or contains) spyware.

Beware Of Email Or Attachments From Unknown People, Or With A Strange Subject Line


Never open an attachment you weren't expecting, and if you do not know the sender of an attachment, delete the message without reading it. 

  • Get your software from the source whenever possible.
  • ​Download install files via the approved channel.
  • ​If the app you’re looking to download is only available from a third-party website, be very careful.

Do Not Propagate Virus Hoaxes Or Chain Mail


Use common sense and good manners when sending email. Never knowingly forward emails containing viruses, or hoaxes that are proliferating around the Internet, whether for fun or otherwise.

Keep The Screen Timeout Short


​​Iphone:

  1. Go to Settings > General > Auto-lock > Select a timeout option.


​Galaxy:

  1. ​Go to Settings > Display > Screen timeout > Select a timeout option. 
  • It suggests tragic consequences for not performing some action.
  • It promises money or gift certificates for performing some action.
  • It offers instructions or attachments claiming to protect you from a virus that is undetected by anti-virus software.
  • It claims it's not a hoax.
  • There are multiple spelling or grammatical errors, or the logic is contradictory.
  • There is a statement urging you to forward the message.
  • It has already been forwarded multiple times (evident from the trail of email headers in the body of the message).

​Some messages are more suspicious than others, but be especially cautious if the message has any of the characteristics listed below:

Never Share Passwords or Pass-phrases


Pick strong passwords and pass-phrases, and keep them private. Never share your passwords or pass-phrases, even with friends or family. 

Dim The Screen Brightness


Iphone:

  1. Go to Settings > Display & Brightness > drag the slider to the right or left.
  2. If your iOS device has an ambient-light sensor, you'll see an Auto-Brightness setting under the slider.  ​​


Galaxy:

  1.  Go to Settings > Display > Brightness > Mark the box for Automatic brightness to let your device adjust the display brightness using its sensors.
  2. To manually adjust the brightness > drag the slider to the right or left.
  • Treat links like attachments. Only click it if you’re expecting it.
  • ​When in doubt, contact the supposed sender.
  • ​Hover your mouse over the text of the hyperlink (you should see the full URL, which will help to show whether it leads to a legitimate website).​
Kappa Computer Systems LLC
270 S. Northlake Blvd, Suite 1000Altamonte Springs, FL32701US
Phone: 407-331-5921 Website: http://kappaservices.com/