Browsing the web on public computers can be daunting, with threats of potential keyloggers and spyware watching your every move, so the Download Squad weblog has rounded up a few best practices for keeping your personal info private and safe on public computers. A former systems librarian, the author has seen a lot, and suggests one simple and obvious cardinal rule:
Don't put private information on a public computer. This means, despite the fact that the IRS encourages electronic filing, don't file your taxes online at the library. If you have no other access to a computer, file the old fashioned way.