See How the Digital Non-Sense Takes your Breath Away
Internet attackers are smarter than ever, they keep on reading the mind of people to develop new skills to exploit their privacy. Last year that witnessed high-profile events like Royal Wedding, the Easter holiday, the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin of becoming the first man in space and the release of President Obama’s birth certificate give them a chance to develop and launch illusory tricks. It was a hectic schedule for the bad-guys that lead into the rampant increase in new malware variants. Approximately 26 percent hike was noticed from the 2010. Of the top 10 malware threats during the month, seven were Trojans, including the Zeus and Spyeye Trojans. Simultaneously, the IT world endorsed rogue antivirus attacks. Apart from that there were high-profile security breaches. Both online marketing firm Epsilon and Sony’s PlayStation Network had security breaches at the hands of hackers last month. Celeb phone hacking scandal that engrossed the News of the World and other British tabloid newspapers also brought the Internet bad-practices in the light.
Beyond doubt, you can say that Internet has become a risky highway, so to stay safe on the web you must install antivirus or internet security software that is compatible with your system. Picking a correct software is the priority, luckily you are pampered with volume of analytical information from software testing institutes like AV-Test, AV-Comparatives, ICSA, West Coast Labs and others. No less important role is played by tech media portals like PC World, C-net, etc. which bring comparative antivirus reviews related to different security products. They gauze a product on different parameters like detection of malware, protection against malware, repair of damaged files, system performance, false-positive rate, user-interface and help and support.
However, before installing any antivirus or security product on the system, don’t forget to assess the system compatibility. Also, uninstall any outdated or incompatible product from your machine to avoid any meanwhile issues. Nowadays, latest security products are coming with easy installation wizard that needs least intervention from end-users. Next step is to configure the different built-in components like antivirus, antispyware, antimalware, email scanner, firewall, etc. You can also customize the scan, update and repair tools to work as per demand. Remember, Windows Update, Action Center, User Account Control, Event Viewer, etc. that mirror the health of your machine, so don’t forget to give attention whenever they try to communicate some error messages.
Nowadays, antivirus support is available from different resources; either get it from the developer end or go with independent tech support providers. Their experts can diagnose the system compatibility, install security product and fix any related issues. You can get support via chat, phone, email or remote-screen sharing depending upon the situation. Suspect your machine to be infected with viruses and spyware? Let experts take care of the ailing machine. They can do virus and spyware removal manually via editing the registry settings or can assist with third-party removal software from leading vendors like Malwarebytes, AVG, McAfee, etc. Apart from that, they will help you to update and configure browser, email clients, instant messenger, social network, etc. to let you communicate and collaborate over the Internet in a safe manner.
Neha - About Author:
The author is a technician at Techvedic technologies, a firm that delivers end to end Install Antivirus to clients. Antivirus reviews, Uninstall Antivirus, computer technical support, antivirus help are few services offered at this one platform along with many others.
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