Why Update Virus Protection And Keep Your Information Safe

Why Update Virus Protection And Keep Your Information Safe

Aside from connecting people from different parts of the world, it is also helping average individuals to make their opinions and voices heard. Lots of information is being shared through the Internet every second. And with a few key strokes, anyone can easily access these pieces of information. The easier an information is shared, the easier it can be accessed by anyone anywhere. Although it is a great feeling to share your thoughts to others, it is no longer a good feeling knowing you are actually giving them access to your personal information simply by sharing details about yourself. And this is the ultimate reason why you need to continually update your antivirus software and use the most up to date and latest version of protection software for your computers, laptops, smart phones, and other tech gadgets. Aside from this, unwanted viruses can now also be as easily detected and accessed as the large amount of information on the Internet. Hence, every gadget that you use to access information via the Internet is susceptible to acquiring harmful viruses that can easily corrupt the equipment, result to losing your precious files and documents, or cause your irreparable damage to your computers. What to do to prevent your computer from harmful viruses? The best prevention you can do for your computer is to purchase and install the most efficient and compatible virus protection program. This will surely prevent your computer from being infected by harmful viruses. These programs will automatically conduct virus scans of your hard drive and files to look for hiding viruses and potentially “corrupt” or infected files. You...
End of Year Update

End of Year Update

Updating Your Browser You have probably been online browsing the internet for that special Christmas gift for your son or the collectible item for dad.  More than any other application on our computers we use our browser the most.  Let’s face it, your browser is your key to being able to connect with friends on Facebook, pay your bills, play games and most important – shop! We are take a brief break from our series on being found online to give you a year-end update. Learn why it is important to keep your browser updated. Everyone has their favorite browser.  Currently I’m using Google Chrome because it is faster and time is always of the essence.  Other people like Firefox but there have been complaints lately that it can be unstable.  The most common browser that people are familiar with is Internet Explorer; however, it is known to be slower than most other browsers. Your browser, regardless of which one you choose, is vulnerable the same as any other application on your computer.  It can be hacked by the bad guys when they come banging on your computers door.  One practice that will help this situation is making sure that you are using the latest version and that you have installed all of the updates.  One of the benefits of Google Chrome is that it automatically updates every time you restart the browser. Protect Your Browser Privacy Have you ever wondered why certain websites always appear when you do a search in your browser?  The program is maintaining a complete record of all you cyber travels.  Every website you...