When using the Internet on your computer, you run the risk of leaking your private information. This is especially so if you happen to download malicious software into your computer. Trojans and Malware can infiltrate your system and give identity thieves access to your personal information. Of particular interest to identity thieves are your bank and credit card details. Make sure to install reliable antivirus software to keep malware and Trojans at bay. You should also avoid clicking on suspicious looking links when using the Internet.