Tips to protect your computer on the Internet

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If you are connecting to the Internet, or allowing others to use your computer, or share files with others should take steps to protect your computer from harm. Why?
Because there are computer criminals (sometimes called hackers) who attack the computers of others. Can these criminals to attack computers directly by infiltration into the computers through the Internet and steal personal information, or they can attack computers indirectly by creating malicious programs that harm your computer.



But fortunately, you can protect yourself by following a few simple precautions and.

Any type of software that can harm your device?

Virus: a virus program copies itself. And spreads by copying itself several copies on a computer or insert the code in the files of computer programs or operating systems. Viruses do not cause damage to files or computers always, but often affect computer performance and stability. Even a virus infects a computer or spread, often must make something like a open infected e-mail attachments.

Spyware and other malicious software: Spyware is software that can install itself on your computer or work on it without providing notice or consent or precise control. May not show symptoms of having spyware infect your computer, but can be of several types of spyware or unwanted influence on how the computer is restarted.For example, a spyware control your behavior on the Internet or collect information about you (including personal identification information or other relevant information) or change the settings of your computer or cause a slow running computer.


Use caution when opening email attachments. Is the e-mail attachments (files attached to e-mail messages), a major source of virus infection. Never open any attachments from someone you do not know. If you know the sender, without waiting to be in receipt of any annexes to it, verify that the sender actually sent the attachment before you open it

Protect your personal information carefully. If you request a Web sites you enter your credit card, or bank information, or other personal information, make sure you trust in this Web site, and verify that the system of dealing its safe.

Be careful, when you click the hyperlinks embedded in emails.Where it is often the use of hyperlinks (links to Web sites you open when you click them) as part of spyware and phishing, but it can also transfer viruses. Click the links in the e-mail messages that you trust

Install the add-ins from Web sites that you trust. Enable Web browser add-ons Web pages to display things like toolbars, stock tickers, video and animated graphics. However, registered plug-ins also install spyware or other malicious software, too. If the Web site prompts you install an additional tool, make sure you trust before you make that

These are some tips and recommendations to protect your computer while connecting to the Internet from the dangers that can be exposed to the recommendations quoted from the center of support and assistance of the Microsoft.  by: WABWIBE
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This article was published on 2012/03/26