We do not recommend the virus protection that we all hear on the radio and TV. In addition we do not recommend auto renewal because this ensures you will pay the highest price offered.
1) Trend Micro – We sell the corporate version if this product.
2) Webroot – We sell the corporate version if this product.
3) Kaspersky – A Russian Owned Company No Longer Recommended.
1) Trend Micro
3) Malware Bytes Free – Use and uninstall because it is a resource hog.
This is a short tutorial on passwords. Passwords are a very important part of security that is often overlooked. Often we keep lists in our desks or in a notebook which is a hacker’s dream. Here are some suggestions that can help you remain safe.
Lock screen protection is easy security and should be used whenever someone else may have access to your computer. The lock screen is your logon password and may be used to prevent security risk as well as to limit access to your computer.
Security can be to resist prying eyes or to safeguard from improper use. It is important to protect children from the internet. A search for something as innocent as a baby doll can return pornographic results.
Two factor Authentication is very important particularly when using secure site such as banking. Although it may be inconvenient it provides a level of security that can’t be matched simply by using a password.
The are various forms of to factor authentication including:
Software updates are an important part of keeping your your computer safe.
These generally happen every Tuesday automatically. You computer will restart automatically or a yellow dot will appear on the lower left of your task bar.
It can also be displayed on the power button. The restart should be done as soon as possible for system security.
Additionally you should check Windows update by going to Start – Setting – Windows Update one a quarter at least. You can look for optional updates and install them. These are generally feature updates that will, if not installed, eventually effect performance.
Additionally you will want to update application software as this can be an entry point for hackers. Updates are generally offered by the software manufacturer through the the application.
Beware of pop-ups in your web browser offering updates. These are generally phishing operations to compromise your computer. My advice is to right click on the browser on the taskbar and select close. Feel free to contact us for additional information.
Using the same password for every is a common mistake, and one that hackers love! Hackers who compromise your computer system will use passwords stolen on different sites and hope hey strike gold.
Things to avoid
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Here are some tips for bad habits to avoid when using a computer. They are but no means all the things that should be avoided but hey are a good start. In future posts we will provide more information.
You Can Never Be To Careful With You’re Personal Security!
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