Computer and Internet Security
Six Steps to Get and Keep Your Computer Running at Full Speed
Viruses are everywhere. They run ramped across the internet and your computer just might be
a virtual playground for these computer bugs. But it simply does not have to be that way.
There are certain measures you can take that will stop almost all viruses, trojans, spyware,
adware, and worms dead in their tracks. More ...
Four Tips to Safe Web Browsing
Everybody knows the dangers that lurk on the Internet. The proliferation of scams,
spyware and viruses may make you wish to cut the broadband connection and go back to
writing letters by hand. The good news, though, is that with a few simple practises,
you can better safeguard your computer and yourself. More ...
How to Remove Virus Without Internet Access
If you suspect that your PC has a virus, you can download an antivirus program
to eliminate the virus. But what if a virus is preventing your PC from accessing
the Intenet? In that case you'll need to use a PC that does have internet access
to download this free Portable virus remover. More ...
DriveLock Hard Drive Protection
DriveLock is a hard disk specification that prevents unauthorized access to the contents of a hard drive. If DriveLock is enabled, at power-on the BIOS requests the user password. More ...
Top Eleven Tips for Safe Computing
Probably the greatest threat to the security of your computer system is ... human behavior.
A majority of the viruses, bugs, spyware, spam and other nasties can be avoided or reduced by
modifying our behavior on the Internet. More ...
Five Critical Steps to Protect Your Personal Information and Computer
Computer security is vital. You can reduce the likelihood of experiencing identity theft by
making your computer as hacker-proof as you can. You need common sense and the right software.
Here are five key points in making your computer as safe as possible. More ...
What's a Root Kit and How Hackers Are Getting Into Your Computer With It
The key distinction between a computer virus and a root kit relates to propagation. Like a
root kit a computer virus modifies core software components of the system, inserting code
which attempts to hide the "infection" and provides some additional feature or service to the attacker. More ...
Don't Let a Ransomware Attack Hold Your Data Hostage
Internet cyber criminals are achieving greater success at holding peoples files hostage and forcing them to pay ransom. More ...
Computer Technician's Guide to Biometric Security Devices
A biometric security device uses biological identifiers that are unique to individuals to allow access to a computer or other electronic device. Some unique biological identifiers are voice authentication, the iris of your eye, even face recognition. More ...
Remove Stubborn Malware Infection With McAfee Labs Stinger
Today's malware is extremely aggressive and your regular anti-virus program may encounter a malware it can't get rid of. McAfee Labs free Stinger utility is another tool in your arsenal to detect and remove specific viruses. More ...
Avoid the Indigestion of Cookies
You may have heard of cookies, a cute name for a tiny piece of code that is stored
on your computer when you visit some websites. In most cases, cookies are harmless,
but more aggresive companies use them to track who you are and where you go. This
has obvious privacy concerns. More ...
Types of Malicious Software
Malicious software, commonly referred to as "malware" is a term that refers to any software designed to gain access to and use without the owner's knowledge, or cause damage to a computer or a computer network. The various types of malware include adware, spyware, viruses, and rootkits. More ...