Computer System Protection And Spyware Control

There is the all important need to put safety measures in place to safeguard your computer system and most importantly your cherished, personal, closely guarded and sensitive information. Or you greatly stand at the risk of HACKERS (i.e. spyware program developers)

To keep your computer system free of (hijackers, hackers, internet fraudsters, terrorists, 419ers) spyware attack or infection, you need to do the following:

COMPUTER SYSTEM PROTECTION /SPYWARE CONTROL

1. Set up a firewall to filter every incoming information from the internet into your computer system. Basically BLOCK everything and gradually open up your system to allow trusted sites and application in. **caution- even with this, you still need to be careful

2. Download a pop up blocker from any search engine such as Yahoo, Google; activate it to run/ operate

3. Scan your computer system and all forms of drives and media for virus infestation before use

4. Download a spyware removal program and activate/ enable it to run/ operate

5. Check the Registry editor, History folder, Cookies folder, Temp folder, Internet favorites folder, Toolbar on your computer system and EDIT/ CLEAN UP suspicious programs/ files/ foldrs

6. DO NOT VISIT certain types of sites (such as crack sites, virus infected sites, dialer sites, most annoying sites, etc)

7. BE CAREFUL with downloading of file types such as .exe/ .bat/ .dll/ .com

8. Update/ upgrade your operating system and browser for tighter security & system protection

9. Keep system security HIGH in your web browser

These much should guarantee a considerable amount of safety for you and your computer system.

Source by Tosin Ajibowo

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