A common situation is for those who use the Internet: a click in the wrong place and the screen is filled with pop-ups and alerts. You try to close them, but appear increasingly more notices or, what is worse, nothing seems to work when you click or tries to close Windows from Task Manager and your computer unusable. Many times, this kind of invasive advertising can harm your computer and compromise your privacy. There are programs on the Internet that installed malicious software to steal your data to third parties without your consent, unless you can stop them. Information leakage is costing companies millions to prevent and control highlights such as savings accounts and passwords falling into unscrupulous hands. It is not enough to have only an antivirus or a firewall.
How to protect your computer? 1 Constantly update your operating system software. Almost all operating systems regularly security updates to help protect your computer from threats and alert you when someone is trying to invade your privacy. 2. Keep your active anti-virus. Although it seems an obvious Council, there are people who forget to update its virus database or use outdated versions. Anti-virus keeps the system working properly and configured properly, offers reports on the State of your computer regularmetne.
3. Only install trusted software. If it is not a program that had planned to install, if not absolutely necessary or it’s software from a company that you do not know, it is best to refrain and seek another application. 4. Avoid the exchange of user files to user (P2P) many of the files that are found through programmes for the exchange of files between users come with malware that reads the information that you enter into your computer via the keyboard. It is better abtenerse. They are small tips that can help protect your computer. Remember: there is no technology in Colombia or the world that exceed or replace common sense. Original author and source of the article.