PC manufacturers LOVE to stuff your brand-new PC full of “free” applications. You’ve got a slim chance of getting one without a side of spamware.
If you and your kids are using a home PC to play games, access Facebook and surf the web, there’s a high probability you’re infected with spyware or malware.
Clutter is the enemy of a speedy PC. If you’re not using a particular software on a regular basis, it’s best to remove it completely.
Here’s a sneaky trick used by many hackers. They purchase and set up a fraudulent website that is a close misspelling of a legitimate one.
Since most malware is designed to operate in total stealth mode, undetected, you won’t know that some hacker is watching you log in to your company’s file server or key cloud application.
Clutter is the enemy of a speedy PC. Unused software sucks up processing speed and — even worse — leaves the door open to hackers and malware.
All you have to do is accidentally fat-finger a single letter in the real URL and up pops a very legitimate-looking fake copy of the site you were trying to get to.
If you are working on a home PC and not diligently updating and monitoring the antivirus software, firewall and security patches on the machine, then there’s a high probability you’re infected with spyware or malware.