computer privacy and online security
Whereas computer viruses cause computer damage and spyware collects
data, spam and other more serious online threats, such as phishing, can be
most dangerous to your computer privacy. You need to be aware of these sneaky computer programs that can cause
serious personal problems for you.
| Computer Privacy and Online
Identity Protection Tips
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing
crimes in the U.S. and around the world. Identity thieves employ a variety of methods to get access
to your personal info. Take these basic steps to protect yourself against identity theft.
Email spam unfortunately is one of the worst
"side effects" of having an email address today. Apart from potentially cluttering your inbox, many
unsolicited email messages are potential conduits for viruses.
One of the best ways to protect your computer,
your data and information is by using encryption. As the subject of encryption is often little
understood, we provide you with more details on what encryption is and how to use
As one of the most dangerous spyware programs,
keylogger can do a serious damage to your person via your computer. It secretly records your
keystrokes for later retrieval by the attacker. There are also legal uses of it by
Phishing attacks are usually done via emails,
tricking you into clicking on a seemingly genuine link that takes you to a copycat site, designed
to extract your banking or other information leading to your money, or personal
privacy with computer security
Computer security and privacy go hand in hand when trying to protect
your security, information and identity against online thieves. Without computer security you have no privacy,
while lack of privacy will undermine your person and the security of your computer.
Some of the most dangerous threats to your privacy are phishing and
keylogger programs. Perhaps the most effective way of fighting these privacy threats and protecting your computer
privacy in general is that of encryption.
|With the ever-growing use of the internet, it becomes
increasingly important to take
steps and learn to protect your computer privacy and personal data from online
In the earlier days of the internet,
encryption was difficult to get and even more so to use. These days fortunately, there are many different options
and solutions available to implement encryption for your everyday online activities.
The above articles will give you more information about phishing and
keylogger, as well as on protectiong your identity and encryption.
|Know how to protect your computer privacy and personal information,
especially from email based attempts at stealing your personal data.