October 11, 2018

Sreekanth B

How to Protect Your Computer From Hackers Viruses Spyware

1. Install Anti-Virus Software On Your Computer 

If anti-virus is not installed on your computer then you will face lot of difficulties and troubles. If you are not installing anti-virus because they are too expensive, so you should forgot this reason. Because there are few free anti-virus programs which show very good results. Following are the two anti-virus programs which are free.

Avast Anti-Virus – Its Free For One Year
AVG Anti-Virus - Completely Free And Show Good Result
Micro Soft Security Essentials - Completely  Free And Show Good Result

2. Installed Trusted Software Or Programs

If you are not sure about any software before installation so don’t install it. Sometimes some programs will ask you to installed other programs during installation, avoid it because they are usually spyware. Always download and install programs from trusted or popular sites, such as Adobe, Microsoft e.t.c.
How to Protect Your Computer From Hackers Viruses Spyware
How to Protect Your Computer From Hackers Viruses Spyware

3. Don’t Click On Every Ad 

If you can, so avoid clicking ads. Especially that type of ads in which bird is flying and when you shoot that bird, you will win prize. So Never click on such ads.

4. Scan Your Computer Regularly Or Weekly 

If you are unable to scan your computer regularly, so scan it once a week. Set schedule for your PC in your anti-virus to scan it at night or when you do not use your computer.

5. Turned On Your Firewall :

If you are using Window XP, make sure that your Firewall is turned on. Function of firewall is to prevent hackers from accessing to your computer with the help of ports that are opened to the public.  And remember while buying wireless router make sure that it has built in firewall.

6. Set Password On Your Wireless Router :

In few wireless router internet security is not set when you install them. Log in to your router and set basic security mean that you have to set password of your choice. There are also advance option for stronger security but if you didn’t understand that simply set password on your router. If you didn’t set it, so then anyone can connect to your computer network and can access anything.

7. Avoid Dirty Websites :

If you want to watch porn, and you want browse to porn site so then definitely you will get some spyware and viruses on your computer. Easy solution for this is that you should avoid dirty websites.

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