Computer and Internet Security
How Many Spyware Items Are Slowing Down Your Computer?
Spyware and other forms of malicious software are regularly infecting computers across the
world. Most computers have no, or little, protection from software with the intent to harm.
Most frightening is the frequency at which your computer is being infected without your knowledge. More ...
Seven Steps to a Secure Wireless Network
The signal of a WiFi network can be picked up by any device within range. This means that anyone with a laptop in range of your network may be able to connect to it unless you take precautions. More ...
Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is a free antivirus program created by Microsoft for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, that provides protection against viruses, spyware, rootkits, and trojans. It replaces Microsoft's subscription-based Windows Live OneCare. More ...
Ransomware and How To Protect Yourself
Ransomware is a term for a group of malicious software (or malware) programs that encrypt your files or lock your computer in some way and demand a ransom to decrypt your files or unlock your computer. 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 ...
FREE Antivirus Software AVG
AVG Free Edition by Grisoft is Vb100 and ICSA certified. This means AVG will detect 100 percent
of all known viruses. AVG provides both file and email protection that works with any
POP3/IMAP4 email client, including Outlook and Outlook Express. More ...
What is Phishing and How to Safeguard Against It
Every time you open an email you may be subject to a phishing attack. Upon opening a phishing email, which you will believe came from an authentic source such as your bank or eBay or Paypal, you will be directed to a website to enter your personal information. More ...
Root Kit - The Hackers Backdoor to Your Computer
A root kit is a trojan horse virus that modifies operating system code to allow it to grant
itself system administrator authority and create a backdoor through which the hacker can
access your system. A root kit usually installs utilities that allow the hacker to spawn
a remote Shell, login, and start processes to open ports, intercept keystokes, collect data,
sniff for usernames and passwords, and scan a network for vulnerabilities to exploit. More ...
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 ...
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 ...
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
The TPM is an embedded security chip, usually installed on the motherboard, that stores encryption keys in a protected EEPROM. When the TPM stores encryption keys, it encrypts them so that they can be decrypted only by the TPM. More ...
Guide to Selecting the Right Spyware Removal Tool
Spyware refers to software that collects useful information from your personal computer and sends to another computer without your permission. If it is installed on your system it monitors your all Internet related activities and then transmits your private information to other party. You can easily remove spyware by getting all information about spyware. More ...