Tag: internet security

How a Firewall Can Help Protect Your PC

Windows FirewallDid you know that when your computer is connected to the internet, it has over 131,000 ‘ports’ that a hacker could connect to? These ports are like doors in a building and if they aren’t protected properly, then someone could sneak in without you noticing.

If the hacker is not installing a virus, they can still do some serious damage without alerting your security software, including transmitting your personal information. So how do you watch all of these doorways to your information? You need a firewall! …

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Google Helps You Stay Safe Online

Online securityOnline resources have become increasingly common with new advances in technology. Everything from basic communication to banking and record keeping can be handled on the web.

High-speed wireless and mobile devices even ensure that we can still access everything on the go, but with such easy access to valuable information some users may be at risk.

Along with all of the new online tools people use come new ways to exploit private information, including phishing scams and viruses.

Investing in antivirus software and firewall protection will help, but there are other ways to improve your security online, as Google shows …

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