Computer and Internet Security
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 is Spyware?
Spyware is a type of malware (MALicious softWARE) that can take over your computer, without
your knowledge or consent. Most types of spyware gather at personal information about the user,
this includes information about your surfing habits, and in extreme cases passwords to Internet bank accounts. 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 ...
Top Features to Look for in Antivirus Software
With up to 100 new malware threats being discovered every 24 hours, it's absolutely crucial to buy
antivirus software that can effectively identify and block malware. This guide will explain some of the
most important features and functions that reliable antivirus software needs to have. More ...
Tips to Protect Windows Vista Operating System
Windows Vista can be considered a safe operating system but not a perfect one. In its
default configuration, Vista still uncovers the possibility of leaking out the user's
data to the Internet through Windows Firewall, or some bots which can change settings
without letting you know. More ...
The Windows Bootup Process
Lets take a quick look at how Windows boots up. Depending on whether the system is BIOS-based or EFI-based, the bootup process differs up to the point of passing control to the Kernel. More ...
Remove Spyware with Spybot - Search & Destroy
How do you know if your PC is hosting spyware? The worst kind of spyware you may not
have any indication it's there - a key logger that will log every keystroke you make in order
to capture your passwords and credit card information. 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 ...
Video - Protect Your Files with Free SafeHouseExplorer Encryption Application
SafeHouse Explorer is a file encryption application that is simple to use and is
light weight so its executable can stored on a USB flash drive along with an encrypted
volume, allowing you to access the encrypted files, without administrator privileges,
using your password, on any PC. 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 ...
No Software on the Market Removes All Spyware
Spyware is software that, once it's on your system, starts spying on you in various ways. Once
installed on your computer spyware will record what you do and send all the information it
gathers back to a marketing company. 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 ...