Unformatted text preview: It is important to protect ones computer from such devastating tools for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you store sensitive information on your computer (e.g. credit card numbers, social security information). Maybe ones business propositions are saved on a computer. Whatever the reason, it is not wise to leave a computer unsecure. Thankfully there are a variety of programs designed to battle these devastating infections. Some of these software’s come in the form of antivirus utilities. Examples of such programs are: Norton Security, ESET NOD32, and Avira Antivirus. There are also programs designed to seek and destroy spyware, adware, and malware. Two examples of such programs are: Spybot S&D and Adware. Evidently, there are many opportunities for an individual to fall victim to information thieves. The best thing for a consumer to do is follow good web practices and be vigilant while surfing the internet....
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- Spring '09
- Computer Security, Spyware, Adware, poorly designed network, unauthorized data access