Best 17th tips to protect from virus

Posted: June 21, 2012 in Security, Software, Technology, Virus Gurad
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Computer viruses are a nuisance. The real dangers are most aware of. You go where there are street lights, lock the door behind him, takes a taxi home when you’ve been in restaurants and so on. Computing world is new to most people and you do not know when or from where computer viruses come.Everything is much less clear. This article will help you avoid computer viruses,just as you avoid the dangers of reality Quick Facts

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1. Email is the most common way of infection. You should NEVER click on a link in an email that you are not 110% sure that it comes from a trusted sender! You should even be suspicious of your friends then it could be a virus trying to infect further. There are two possible infection risks with email:
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  • You will receive an e-mail from someone you do not know who tells you to click a link. The moment you click on that link, bang, when your computer is infected with a computer world response to the bubonic plague. Often, the sender may seem to be a bank (perhaps your bank) or a company that is trustworthy. The fact is that it is quite easy to manipulate the sender of an e-mail or the domain of a link.
  • You will receive an email from someone you know. But you do not know is that your friend’s computer has been infected by a computer virus and is now trying to spread to your friend’s friends. The message is often something that makes it click friendly. For example, there should be pictures of your girlfriend naked, or that the person is sick and needs help. The allusion is always on your feelings about something.

2. Do not click on pop-up window stating sudden disaster in your town! A hacker using your IP address to determine where you are. He displays a title you will be very tempting to click, to learn more about “FRA has just made a razzias your city” (or similar). Clicking this link will also leave you with bubonic plague in your computer. Perhaps without knowing it.

3.To become infected with a virus is unfortunately quite simple, if you do not protect their computer properly. Today, the most common way the virus is spread through websites that have been infected. It should be emphasized that it is not just about suspicious   pages – it may be perfectly legitimate sites that have become infected in one way or another. “says Tommy Johanson k which operates a leading IT blog.Tip 3
. Do you use MS Outlook, you should be careful.Outlook is more susceptible to worms than other e-mail.Instead of Outlook, use a Web-based email program for example. Hotmail or Yahoo , Gmail.

4.Install an antivirus: Make sure you keep your virus definitions updated and run a full system scan once a week.

5.Install an anti-spyware programs: A program developed by Swedish developer is Ad Aware, which works against spyware . Just as the Anti-Virus (see paragraph 5), you must keep your anti-spyware updated and do a full system scan once a week.

6. If someone sends an attachment (file) in an email, instant message, DO NOT OPEN Annex on the following endings in the attached file: exe, Bat and VBS. If there is a picture, text or sound file (a file with these extensions: Txt, Jpeg, Gif, Bmp, Tif, Mp3, htm, html, and. Avi), you’re probably safe. If someone you know sends you a Word file, write an email to the person in question and ask if there is a real file if they say yes, you can open it, but you may still be in danger, run a scan of the file before using the

Be wary of attachments with a double extension, such Txt.vb or Jpg.exe because the system will only recognize the last extension and run it as such.Two extensions to use the opportunity afforded ii Windows to hide known file extensions thereby conceal other unpleasant things. Make sure this option is disabled to help you recognize these files. Double extensions are often a good indicator that the file is malicious.

7.Do not use compact discs that other people gave you! This is also true of your work. CD-ROM can be infected with the virus. Of course, you run a virus scan on it first to check, but your anti-virus software is 100% effective. Disable any autorun option so you can scan the contents of the disk before executing them.

8.Do not download software from websites you do not know well. This is a problem . Its  be a safe and known place to download software from. The download is not only software but also Word documents, or other non-HTML files. See paragraph 6 to see what files you can download.

9. Set Windows Update to automatically download patches and upgrades. This allows your computer to automatically download any updates to both operating systems, Windows and Internet Explorer. These updates fix security holes that Microsoft discovers an ongoing basis.

10. Consider switching to a browser other than Internet Explorer. Other browsers (such as Firefox or Opera) to have better security than Internet Explorer.

11. Be careful when you surf. You can get a malicious script from a web page while you’re there and you notice it is not even. If you have Internet Explorer set to the highest security level, you’re probably safe. You can try disabling java script, but it may have nice features on reputable websites to fail. If you ever get a window asking whether to allow automatic installation, saying “no” if you do not know if the site is 110% secure. Would you happen to go into a porn site you should be extra careful in downloading files. It is commonly found viruses

12. Read about the latest virus threats by the various anti-virus companies so you are aware of the potential danger.

13. Try to balance paranoia with common sense. Think before you download something but do not websites for fear of viruses. Instead, see that you have all your data backed up for all affected namely by computer virus at some point in life

15. Scan everything you download! Was hard to scan everything. Even if the file comes from a reliable source, so can their computer may be infected without their knowledge. Anything you ladder from P2P websites that Pirate Bay, you should scan.

16. View files in a sandbox. sandbox are special programs that severer parts of your computer where you can then download stuff. Should anything go wrong, you one-touch delete everything and you will have no effect on your computer.

17 Switch from Windows to Mac. They are generally much safer.


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