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Use anti-spyware tools

Spyware is a common virus source, but you can minimize infections by using a program that identifies and removes spyware. But be sure not follow email links claiming to offer anti-spyware software, like email viruses, the links may serve the opposite purpose and actually install the spyware it claims to be eliminating. Purchase your protection […]

What is spyware?

Despite its name, the term “spyware” doesn’t refer to something used by undercover operatives, but rather by the advertising industry. In fact, spyware is also known as “adware.” It refers to a category of software that, when installed on your computer, may send you pop-up ads, redirect your browser to certain web sites, or monitor […]

Limit the number of antivirus programs you install

Packages that incorporate both antivirus and anti-spyware capabilities together are now available like our Total Defense Premium product. If you decide to choose separate programs, you only need one antivirus program and one anti-spyware program. Installing more programs increases your risk for problems.

Install and update antivirus software.

Make sure all of your computers and mobile devices are equipped with antivirus software, firewalls, web filters, and antispyware. This software should be updated regularly; outdated security software offers no defense against the latest threats. Set up automatic updates or at least manually apply each upgrade. Be sure this software is active whenever you download […]

Signs and symptoms of system infection.

Signs and symptoms are first things noticed in case of biological virus infection. Doctor’s questions and notifications are about symptoms and signs of the patient. Sign and symptoms are mechanisms to discover an infection as well as distinguish between different infections. While we are talking about cyber infection, things are a little different. Malicious software […]