What is Internet Security? A complete guideby Yehana Mccoy writer
If you are reading this short article after cleaning up after an infection, remember that many anti-virus tools, which are commonly used by helpers on online help forums, restore various Windows settings to the defaults with which Windows was bundled. If you follow the instructions below, in particular by placing "Show known file types", you will be much safer and take initial steps to protect yourself and increase security.
Check Before downloading from the Internet: There is no such thing as a free lunch, and many "free" online applications contain spyware or adware. Watch out for add-ons, toolbars, and extensions that you place in your own browser. Hardly any are expected, are not safe or useful. The vast majority of these add-ons include surfing restrictions, as well as creating unwanted ads and pop-ups on your own computer. Be very careful when downloading applications from websites. A large number of these websites use their own "download manager", which secretly supports so-called "discretionary" applications that trigger pop-ups, ads and hunt for the engine unless you meticulously see exactly what it will do and carefully evaluate everything beyond the application you want.
Scan Downloaded File: After downloading the document, scan it with your antivirus program BEFORE you run it for double-checking I suggest scanning it with a Kaspersky Program Advisor who will issue a recommendation based on an additional user input signal and what the document seems to be todo. When it's safe, it says. Malicious documents are automatically presented in the warning ranking, and poor records are marked with a red warning. You can scan using Avast antivirus software. While Norton com setup product key also checks for virus file.
Set folder options in "Show known record types": The default option of Windows will always be to hide known file types, so when the message "open this photo" or even "browse this necessary file" appears, you do not notice that .exe to end. Once you've identified known types of documents for disclosure, it's unlikely that you will accidentally click on a malware document and launch it, believing that it is an image in your finger or some record that you expect. It also teaches you how to install it to get Windows-7 or Vista and also for Windows 8.1.
Watch out for websites that insist that you want to see a unique codec to see video or listen to music on a website because 99 percent of the time they try to put in malware.
Identity-related theft & Phishing: Move the mouse over the URL to determine if it is a suitable bank website etc. In case the address displayed from the exposed link is not exactly the same, because the speech it says, do not click. Go to the bank's website using a known excellent connection. If you happen to click on a questionable connection, do not be afraid, just close the browser window and then do not enter any information from the website. This Microsoft site contains very valuable information. Most of us are very reluctant to malicious software and believe that we understand so much that people will never fall in love with phishing. Don't assume that most efforts are a bit obvious. Watch out for almost any website that allows you to enter ANY financial or personal information. This can be a contact that says "you have won a trophy" or "sign up for a specific website to get rewards, discounts and special offers."
Created on Dec 27th 2019 03:29. Viewed 144 times.
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