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Free Internet Security - Expert Firewall Options For Any Computer

Fri, 29 Aug 2008 10:20:20 -0500

Ten years ago I would have advised against using any form of free Internet security. But today's no-cost products that are available to help keep computers secure have come a long way. In fact, for the average home or small office computer user, free Internet security is all that is needed.

Totally Free Spyware Removal - 3 Ways to Avoid Covert Spyware Installs

Tue, 19 Aug 2008 08:49:58 -0500

There are several methods of fighting Spyware (Spyware removal programs) that can easily be utilized to fight the problem. But before we discuss these methods I want to take a few minutes here and explain why Spyware has become such a large epidemic, especially over the last several years. How Exactly Does Spyware Install Itself?

Free Spyware Remover - Dirty Tricks That Spyware is Doing to Your Computer

Mon, 04 Aug 2008 11:59:24 -0500

Diablo Key is a popular spyware program. However, due to the nature of the program it is very dangerous because it exposes your personal information.

How to Contact Norton Antivirus

Fri, 01 Aug 2008 09:11:59 -0500

When you purchased your new computer it probably came with a CD that automatically installed a program called Norton Antivirus. While the software does work effectively at protecting your PC from hazardous viruses (that could cause permanent damage to your hard drive/system), many experts in the field of antivirus and spyware seem to recommend other programs that may do a better job.

Free Anti-virus Software For XP - Smart Or Penny Pinching Stupid?

Wed, 30 Jul 2008 10:54:59 -0500

Now before many of you burst into flames as I have not mentioned the free version of AVG anti-virus, there is a reason? Although AVG has always been at the top of my list, at the moment it is not the best free anti-virus software for xp.

Top 10 Computer Virus Protection Reviews

Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:21:08 -0500

This software has received many awards from top organizations. It is one of the most advanced products available on the market today; it would be an ideal choice to protect your computer.

Home Computer Security is Vital

Fri, 27 Jun 2008 10:37:30 -0500

Another important thing is to ensure you have installed and turned on, is a firewall. There is usually one built into the XP operating system but better ones can be found online for free. A good firewall will not only prevent inbound threats, but also stop any malicious program from sending packets of data out from you pc.

Norton Internet Security

Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:22:07 -0500

Norton internet security is a well established brand that is available for purchase to ensure the security of your computer. Norton packages range from $39.99 to $79.

Types of Malware

Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:12:24 -0500

Malware is still a relatively uncommon term, and is not familiar to many lay users of computer software. Essentially, the term refers to any kind of software that is created with the malicious intent of harming the host computer or carrying out unauthorized installations and procedures without the knowledge of the user.

Spyware Doctor Starter Edition

Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:06:13 -0500

Spyware usually works in different ways from viruses. As the term suggests, spyware monitors your activity on your computer and accesses your personal information.Many of these installations can cause instability on your system, or even system crashes.

Zone Alarm - the Good the Bad & the Ugly

Wed, 11 Jun 2008 09:56:04 -0500

Zone Alarm is a free firewall program that also comes with advanced features for those who wish to opt for them. Like most antivirus software, Zone Alarm has also grown with every new version. One of the most well known features of Zone Alarm is that it requests permission from the user every time the computer accesses a new site, ensuring that you have the freedom to select or deny the site in terms of your preferences.

Best Antivirus - To Pay Or Not to Pay?

Fri, 06 Jun 2008 15:59:14 -0500

There are many kinds of antivirus systems that you can download or purchase for the security of your computer. While most commercial software that you can purchase comes with warranties and full customer support, many users also prefer the flexibility of free antivirus systems that can be downloaded from the creator's website or a download forum. The best antivirus systems come with at least three basic features to enhance the security of your computer system, irrespective of whether they are free or purchased.

Hacking My Usenext - Movies & Software All For Free?

Tue, 03 Jun 2008 12:58:10 -0500

The user files are hosted on a number of usenext servers and interlinked networks thus allowing global distribution and access. The main appeal of the usenext service seems to be that it offers little to no restrictions on censorship of the material that is uploaded, distributed worldwide and following on logically from that, is then downloaded to individual home computers.

Gaia Online Hacking Gold?

Tue, 03 Jun 2008 12:57:08 -0500

What is Gaia gold? Gaia online gold hacking is referring to an online community that uses "gaia gold" as it's primary form of currency. This is used to obtain what they call, "collectibles," these items can be virtual garments and accessories to spruce up their character and will rapidly increase in value.

Spyware - Protection & Prevention

Fri, 30 May 2008 13:22:35 -0500

Rogue Spyware software is exactly what it sounds like. Instead of cleaning or protecting your home or office computer, it will actually infect it with some form of malware.

How to Prevent Identity Theft

Fri, 16 May 2008 16:46:34 -0500

Most of us just want to turn on our PCs and laptops and send some emails or do some online surfing without having to worry about anti-virus protection, firewalls, hacking and phishing? With this in mind I have put together a short list which should help everyone whatever their level of knowledge, protect themselves against identity theft.

The History of Internet Security

Thu, 15 May 2008 14:35:20 -0500

The three fundamental concepts in history of Internet security are confidentiality, integrity and availability. When an unauthorized person reads or copies information, it results in a failure of confidentiality. When the information is modified in an unbalanced manner, it results in loss of integrity. When the information is removed or becomes inaccessible, it results in loss of availability. Thus the history of Internet security plays a major part.