|If you connect your personal computer at
home to the Internet, you need to be concerned
about security. Your connection to the Internet
is an open door and may invite more guests
into your home than you expect or are aware.
Fortunately, there as just as many solutions
as there are problems posed by the Internet.
- Adware bombards you with unwanted solicitations
for goods and services.
- Viruses can disrupt your work, steal information, and
even destroy files on your computer. Anti-virus software provides protection to your PC.
- Spyware captures your every activity and sends it
to others without your knowledge or consent.
Firewalls are the first and best line of defense against
all adversaries, but even they
can be circumvented.
See each of these highlighted