Dec 162011

Basics of Viruses :This information gives an introduction to viruses and ways to avoid them. What is a virus? A computer virus is a program that spreads by first infecting files or the system areas of a computer or network router’s hard drive and then making copies of itself. Some viruses are harmless, others may damage data files, and some may destroy files. Viruses used to be spread when people shared pen drives and other

Dec 092011

Shopping safely Online:  Online shopping has become a popular way to purchase items without the hassles of traffic and crowds. However, the internet has unique risks, so it is important to take steps to protect yourself when shopping online. Why do online shoppers have to take special precautions? The internet offers a convenience that is not available from any other shopping outlet. From the comfort of your home, you can search for items from countless

Dec 092011

Understanding firewalls When anyone or anything can access your computer at any time, your computer is more susceptible to being attacked. You can restrict outside access to your computer and the information on it with a firewall. What do firewalls do? Firewalls provide protection against outside attackers by shielding your computer or network from malicious or unnecessary Internet traffic. Firewalls can be configured to block data from certain locations while allowing the relevant and necessary

Dec 092011

How to Choose a Strong Passwords –  Passwords are a common form of authentication and are often the only barrier between a user and your personal information. There are several programs attackers can use to help guess or “crack” passwords, but by choosing good passwords and keeping them confidential, you can make it more difficult for an unauthorized person to access your information. Why do you need a password? Think about the number of personal identification numbers

Nov 152011

Internet Banking Security tips : I want to tell some of the tips to beware you and prevent you from phishing during access your banking account online. Internet Banking Security tips – Never use your bank account at cyber cafe. If much necessary than use virtual keyboard in place or physical for login.  Also enable more security using enable your registered mo. no for authentication. After using clear all saved  data and browser history when you leaving,