10 Tips To Improve Your Computer Security

10 tips to improve your computer security

Computer security is no joke—the FBI recently arrested a man for child pornography, but when they investigated his computer, it turned out that a computer virus had been downloading the images using his account; in this article we’ll give you 10 tips to improve your computer security that may save you from being dragged out in handcuffs in front of your neighbors.

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Dave’s Computer Tips: Do outbound firewalls really work?

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Computer security is one of the most widely discussed and hotly debated topics known to man. Want to start an internet fight? Just ask a question security software on any forum. Right after Antivirus choice in the “guaranteed to provide a lively discussion” topics list is firewalls. So, is there any REAL benefit to a firewall that provides outbound protection?

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Bits from Bill Pytlovany: The Most Dangerous Words on the Internet

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There are many forms of security intrusions on your computer and you should be aware of all of them. Sometimes you don’t have to do anything you would normally think would infect your computer. Infiltrations can happen without any action on your part. You don’t have to click or download programs to lose control of your system.

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ISPionage and CyberBreak Ins

Remember a time when you were safe in your home, when you could talk to your family about important matters and feel safe? Remember when you wrote “CONFIDENTIAL” on the outside of an envelope and it meant something? Those days are gone and what’s worse, seem almost laughable. Bye bye privacy, it was good while it lasted.

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Bob Rankin: Spear Phishing & Internet Security


By Bob Rankin

Spear phishing is a cybercrime technique that lures victims into revealing passwords, credit card data, and other sensitive information by masquerading as a communication from a trusted entity. The spear phishing communication – usually an email – looks very much like a familiar email format sent by your bank, Facebook, or anyone from which you’re accustomed to getting email. It may even include your name and other details which reassure you that “this is someone I know”. But beware, it’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing…

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