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Computer and Internet Security

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 ...

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 ...

How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi
More mobile phone users are using public Wi-Fi hotspots. Data sent through public Wi-Fi can easily be intercepted, many mobile device and laptop users are risking the security of their personal information, digital identity and money. 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 ...

PC Chassis Intrusion Detection
An unauthorized person might open a PC case to temporarily remove a hard drive to copy its contents, or to reset the system's password. Newer desktop PCs have a sensor located inside their case that detects when the case cover is removed and sends a signal to the BIOS. 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 ...

A Guide to Understanding Security and Safe Windows Vista Computing
If you connect to the Internet, allow other people to use your computer, or share files with others, you should take steps to protect your computer from harm. Why? Because there are computer criminals who attack other people's computers. 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 ...

Firefox Security Options
Every day thousands of sociopaths spend their entire day online trying to hack into other peoples computers. The Firefox browser offers a number of quick and easy ways to increase your online security. More ...

Computer Architecture, Operation of Microprocessor, and the CISSP Exam
This article provides a review of the Computer Architecture, Hardware domain, Operation of Microprocessor of the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) exam. More ...

Easiest Ways to Beat Ransomware
Ransomware attackers are causing real damage to the users with their malicious codes and practices. Thus in present situation users are also practicing some smart tactics to prevent ransomware threats. Here are a few steps to avert ransomware attacks. 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 ...