Category Archives: Security

How to Remove Malware from Your PC

By | March 5, 2009

In this post I will explain some basic and advanced methods of removing malware from a Windows based PC. Sometimes malware can be removed easily by simply scanning your computer with a malware detection program and removing any infected items it finds. However, sometimes malware cannot be fully removed by simply scanning with your average… Read More »

Search the Web Safely with McAfee SiteAdvisor

By | February 24, 2009

Most people are aware that opening an email attachment from someone they don’t know can cause their computer to be infected by a virus. However, many people are unaware of the new methods malware writers are using to infect unsuspecting computer users with malicious software. Although virus writers still use email spam to infect PCs,… Read More »

Secure Your Wireless Network

By | July 31, 2008

Wireless computer networks are now prevalent in most residential neighborhoods. If you were to take a wireless enabled laptop and stroll down your street, you would probably detect dozens of wireless networks. Some of these networks would have tight security while the majority of them would have weak security or no security at all. The… Read More »

How To Be Secure On The Internet

By | July 18, 2008

The Internet is an astonishing technological achievement that has dramatically changed the way we communicate with each other and share information. A world of seemingly unlimited information is available at our fingertips. We can watch virtually any music video ever made, download songs in less than a minute, and make friends anywhere from Siberia to… Read More »

Malware And Viruses And Spyware Oh My!

By | April 17, 2008

Don’t you miss the days when all you had to worry about was a virus infection via your floppy drive? These days you’re vulnerable to a plethora of unsavoury software floating about on the Internet. You’ve probably heard terms like worm, virus, spyware, adware, malware, hijackers, dialers, etc. So what does it all mean? And… Read More »

Top Three Free Antivirus Alternatives

By | April 16, 2008

It’s that time of year again and your anti-virus subscription has expired. Windows starts to generate alerts warning you that you aren’t protected from viruses. The world is coming to an end! Well, not quite. But aren’t you sick of purchasing a new anti-virus subscription every year? Fortunately, there are a few websites where you… Read More »