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How to protect your computer

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Megan Alfaro

on 3 May 2013

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How to protect your computer By Megan Nicole Alfaro You can catch viruses by pop ups and advertisements.
Read pop ups prior to accepting or downloading anything.
When getting an email from a unknown sender, some files may contain a virus.
While downloading pirated files.
When not updating the latest software for your computer is a big security risk and can be a way your computer becomes infected. How can we protect a computer? Antivirus Sofwares: How to attract viruses? Why install a hardware/software? There are many different ways to catch a virus on your computer, but there are many ways to secure your computer and keep it clean. It is important to protect every computer. You should have a hardware firewall to protect your network. You should also use a software firewall on each computer to help prevent the spread of a virus in your network if a computer becomes infected. It is a computer program that replicates itself and can spread from one computer to another.
A piece of code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge. McAfee Antivirus
Norton Anitvirus
Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Bitdefender Total Security
Avira Antivirus SoftwareAvast! What is a virus? How does malware differ from a virus? The majority of active malware threats are usually Trojans or worms rather than viruses which are sometimes confused with viruses. They're technically different, they mar harm a computer system's data or performance. Ad ware and spy ware are other viruses which can be caught through ads on web pages or programs. These are installed in your computer with or without your permission, but ad ware is for marketing when spy ware tracks personal data in your PC. A worm can exploit security vulnerabilities to spread itself automatically to other computers through networks. A Trojan is a program that appears harmless but hides malicious functions.
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