•Self Defense in Cyber Space
Learn how to protect yourself in Cyber Space.
Anti-virus programs scan for and automatically remove worms, viruses and trojan horses. Most antivirus programs include an auto-update feature that enables the program to download profiles of new viruses so that it can check for the new viruses as soon as they are discovered.
"Key logging" is a way for hackers to get information from your computer. Keylogging can take place in cybercafes or other public internet access sites. But it can also occur at home thanks to software placed on your computer when you visited a website, downloaded software, opened email attachments or made other internet visits.
Password safety is important when it comes to protecting your data and personal information. Creating unique passwords is good for security, but makes keeping track of your passwords particularly difficult.
•Spam Prevention Tips
Spam is flooding the Internet with many copies of the same message, in an attempt to force the message on people who would not otherwise choose to receive it.
•Spyware and Phishing
Spyware is a general term used to describe software that performs certain behaviors such as advertising, collecting personal information, or changing the configuration of your computer, generally without appropriately obtaining your consent first.