Internet & Security

avast! Free Antivirus

computer-lock.jpgEvery PC user needs to have an antivirus program. If you don't you're playing with fire! You don't, however, have to pay for an antivirus program. This program is free and it will keep you protected.

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Troublesome Internet Explorer Security Flaw

ie7logo.jpgSometimes is hard to keep your computer safe. This saga of recent events relating to the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser shows just how difficult it can be. It also shows how important it is to update your Windows software as soon as a new update is released.

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Bogus Anti-virus Software Virus

They are trying to trick us again! These terribly invasive unwanted programs can easily overrun your computer, but knowledge is power. Just knowing how they work and what they are trying to do will give you insight into how you can protect your computer.

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Sarah Palin - Password Protection

sarahpalin.jpgWhen technology is good, it is very, very good, but when it is bad it can be truly atrocious. So it is with the hacking of Sarah Palin's Yahoo email account. The bad guys are out there using technology for their own advantage. Whether they are serious hackers who want information for devious purposes or young students who just want to show their technological prowess, this theft shows that everyone is vulnerable.

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Let Google Do the Math

calculator-orange.jpgHow would you like to throw your calculator away? With this tip you can even do away with the Windows calculator and calculator programs. It's so easy, you will use it all the time.

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The Antivirus Virus

jesterreal120.jpgI hate writing about computer viruses. It always reminds me of how many unscrupulous, money-hungry people there are in the world. Yet, there are times when I feel that I must write about a certain virus because it is causing so much havoc for everyday computer users. Unfortunately, that time has come again. In the past few weeks, my company has removed a very bad group of viruses from many different computers. So I feel it is time to send out a warning.

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