Would you leave your front door open for strangers to come in and take a peek at your personal effects? Of course not. But if you use a computer without spyware protection, you’re essentially doing just that. Spyware is malicious software that gives strangers access to your personal information.
Here are the top ten reasons why spyware must be removed:
1. Spyware allows people to track every keystroke you type on your computer.
2. It slows down your computer system, leading to a loss of productivity. Read more . . .
Do you know the signs of a computer infection? There are thousands of spyware and adware programs on the Internet that can cause serious damage to your computer, and you need to know how to detect these threats.
Here are some tell-tale signs of infection:
* If pop-ups with your name begin to appear on your computer screen, your system is likely infected. These pop-ups can even appear when the computer is not connected to the Internet, or when the browser is not open. Read more . . .
When spyware was initially introduced to an unsuspecting world, it was little more than a nuisance. Now, those prying eyes are like Trojan horses, waiting to extract personal data from your computer. You don’t need an expert to inform you why you need spyware protection. But we are experts, so you might as well listen!
The problem with today’s spyware is that it is becoming increasingly hard to detect. Sneaky spyware designers are getting better and better at concealing their deceptive and clever codes , and they are using different routes to plant spyware. The spyware can get in your computer through an e-mail, like a virus. It may be installed with a downloaded file or even a device driver file. Some spyware is disguised as banner ads. You can’t be too protected. Read more . . .
Learning to use a computer is easy. Learning how to use a computer securely and safely, however, sometimes take a lesson in harsh reality. If your computer has never fallen prey to a virus, consider yourself very, very lucky. Take steps now to protect your investment against threats or even destruction.
All computer users, specifically those who frequently use the Internet, are subjecting their computers to viruses. There is a constant threat of hackers, phishing, adware, Trojans, spam, spyware, scammers, and many more destructive viruses. Once you connect to the web, your computer and files are at serious risk and vulnerable. Without proper computer virus protection, your computer can be rendered virtually useless in just a blink of an eye. Read more . . .