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Computer Security

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 keywords to learn more.

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