How to Protect Your Computer From Viruses

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How to Protect Your Computer From Viruses
« on: March 17, 2015, 06:13:40 PM »
How Viruses Work

The main difference between spyware and viruses is how they are spread. A virus reproduces itself and attaches to any document that the computer sends, while spyware can be stored as a cookie or tracking code. A virus is most often found traveling with a piece of computer software, such as a document, picture or piece of music. When dealing with email, it is necessary to open an attachment to become infected, indicating that, in most cases, the computer user must somehow invite the malicious software to replicate on their system. Of course, most people have no idea it is there or what is happening. Some of the sneakiest and most harmful viruses actually masquerade as virus protection software, making them extremely hard to detect. Because of this, it’s crucial to be familiar with your particular virus protection program and know what it looks like and what the normal scripts and prompts are during operation. Viruses do some of the same things that spyware does; they just accomplish it differently. An active virus can steal personal information, generate ads or shut down your system, including the very virus protection programs that can fix the issue.

Take Steps For Protection

Like anything, the best way to protect against viruses is to be educated. Become familiar with what malicious software may look like. If you get an email or are asked to download a file that you don’t recognize or looks suspicious, do your homework. Research virus protection, spyware, malware and firewall programs and use them to their fullest capacity. Set the software to update and scan automatically to make sure that the system is constantly monitored. In addition, regularly check on the databases published by various virus protection services; many will provide lists of symptoms and risks, as well as the standard way the file gains access for no cost to the public.

source: http://www.computertips.com/security-tips/
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Re: How to Protect Your Computer From Viruses (3)
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2015, 01:07:22 AM »
beneficial post.

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« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2015, 01:25:16 AM »
very informative post will try this. Thanks alot sir for this post.

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« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2015, 01:46:27 AM »
Thanks for sharing

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« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2015, 02:37:38 AM »
good post

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« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2015, 11:45:39 PM »
Informative one.
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Re: How to Protect Your Computer From Viruses
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2015, 09:38:32 AM »
Thanks for shearing,nice post