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System Tool: A Tool You Do Not Need
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Nearly every computer users understands the need for security, one of the first things that people do when they get a new system is to install a trusted antivirus program. This has led to a ...
Don’t Be Fooled By The Alureon Trojan Horse
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
In mythology, the Greeks fooled the Trojans by building them a big wooden horse. This gift actually held Grecian soldiers who opened the gate and let everyone else in. There could not be a more ...
Beware of Browser Hijackers – They Can Be Much More Than a Minor Inconvenience
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
We depend on our computers for work, for school, for information and for entertainment. We entrust our private information to them, and they are involved with virtually every aspect of our lives. We depend on ...
The Risk of Using Adware
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Adware, malware, spyware, software...what helps your computer and what isn't so beneficial to your system? It can be difficult to tell, and this is especially true of adware. Adware itself isn't harmful on its own, ...
Learning to Recognize Phishing Scams
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
On any day that you check your email it’s almost guaranteed that there will be three to four phishing emails on the list. Learning to recognize them and reporting them is detrimental to someday putting ...
Defining Internet Spam and What Can Be Done To Prevent It
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
In this day and age where nearly 89 percent of Americans own a home computer, most people who spend time online are aware of the internet term 'Spam'. Basically this is a term for unsolicited ...
Learning the Basics about Web Browsers
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Anyone who owns a computer today and uses the Internet knows something about Web Browsers. This is the program you use to access the Internet and visit the various sites on it. If your computer ...
Browser Toolbars: Helpful or Hinderance?
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Browser toolbars have become a popular way to make information easier to utilize for an internet consumer. These toolbars are typically add-ons that are downloadable for browsers and are viewable when operating the browser. While ...
PC Tools Spyware Doctor Review
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Many people give a PC Tools Spyware Doctor review on a regular basis to inform others of its main functions. The software cost $30. The manufacturer claims the software was created to get rid of ...
XoftSpySE Anti-Spyware In-Depth Review
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
To the average computer user, it can be a very frustrating situation in having to deal with a machine that has been infected with spyware. Not knowing what measures to take that will eradicate unwanted ...
The Best Spam Filters for Protecting Your Computer
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
In today’s corporate and business driven world, using email and surfing on the web is more common than ever. Millions of sites are visited everyday and thousands of emails can be sent each day by ...
The Most Effective AntiSpyware Programs to Protect your Computer
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Spyware is a type of malicious software that can steal information off of your personal computer without you knowing. It is extremely difficult to detect because it is often hidden so very well. A lot ...
Ultra Defragger – Ultra Unsafe! Why It’s Necessary To Remove This Rogue
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Cleaning up your computer for a better experience is a must, but one program that simply cannot help is Ultra Defragger. Advertised as the way to optimize performance on your computer, the bottom line is ...
How To Choose The Most Effective Antivirus Program
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Surfing the internet has become an activity of everyday life, however it also brings many perils. The worst fear of most internet users is the fear of obtaining a computer virus. Computer viruses, such as ...
Beware of Malware - A New Threat To the Computer System
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Sometimes there are instances where one does not have full control over the computer. The user will not know what is actually happening in the background of the computer without his knowledge or consent. This ...
How To Choose The Best Firewall For You
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
When choosing the best firewall software, there are several items to consider. The top considerations should be: Price, quality, easy to install and easy to use, and what does the product come with. You can ...
Ways To Maintain Your Facebook Privacy
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Facebook is a recent development on the internet where you are allowed to communicate and share a lot of information with your family, friends and colleagues. However, understanding how Facebook actually works can be a ...
Cyberbullying And The Laws That Govern It
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
Cyberbullying has become a major issue facing today’s youth. With the evolution of technology, bullying has moved from the schoolyard to the internet. Several cyberbullying incidents have received national press, causing several different states to ...
Remove System Defragmenter, it is Not the Defrag You Need
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
For many of us, our computers are not just machines; they are integral components of our lives. Because we often depend on them for work, school, research, communication, shopping, and entertainment, we understandably want to ...
Remove ThinkPoint, It’s Not the Security You Think It Is
By Mindy Matter · 9 years ago
The creators of rogue antivirus programs have to be good at knowing what people want. They know that computer users want reliable security programs, and they also know how to get users to click through ...