The issue of Internet security today as never before. Despite constant efforts by the Internet community, threats, and ever more vicious by the day.
There are many tools available on the Internet Security market. Some are excellent. Yet, none of them advanced. Can not. The best protection is in your hands. Follow a disciplined approach to the use of Internet services.
Be careful with MS Outlook. Outlook is more susceptible to worms than other e-mail programs, unless the implementation of an effective anti-virus programs. Use Pegasus or Thunderbird (Mozilla) or a Web-based program such as Hotmail or Yahoo.
Be particularly careful when handling email attachments. Be careful attachments with double file extensions such as. Or txt.vb. Jpg.exe, because the system only recognizes the expansion of the extreme right, and managed as such. Double extensions are often a good indicator that the file is malicious.
Do not use discs that other people have, even from work. The disk may be infected by viruses. Of course, you run a virus scan on it for the first time, check it out, but the AV programs are not 100% effective.
Do not download software from a single site. If it is a reputable site, your confidence, you’re probably safe. The threat is not just software, … Other types of files like txt, doc, xml, infection.
Be careful when browsing. It could be a malicious script on a website, without even a warning. Optimize your browser settings for maximum security.
Try to balance paranoia with common sense. Some people have really strange viruses, spyware, etc. It ‘s just a computer! Back up your data and do the following, and should not be a big problem.
Focus your download manager to download before you scan before opening it. When a file on the Internet, are generally two ways the browser. To save to disk or open the file with the standard program. Always choose the first option, because it ensures that the download is first scanned with your antivirus program to store on disk.