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INTERNET & COMPUTER SECURITY TIPS

This site provides information on ways to protect your computer from viruses, spyware, malware, and potentially harmful file sharing programs.


  Potentially Harmful File Sharing Programs

When your computer is used for Internet file sharing your personal information may be at risk. Internet file sharing potentially exposes your computer to vulnerabilities such as viruses and spyware, and could allow your computer to be hi-jacked slowing your connection speed. Also, be aware that sharing or downloading shared copyrighted content over the Internet is illegal.

Below is a list of some potentially harmful Internet file sharing programs and also steps on removing these programs.
  • Kazaa
  • BitTorrent
  • LimeWire
  • EMule
  • BearShare

Choose your operating system for basic instructions on how to remove most potentially harmful file sharing programs.

Windows XP Removal
Windows Vista Removal



Internet & Computer Security

Overview (from Microsoft's Website)



Anti-Virus/Firewall Protection Software Anti-Virus Software Reviews


Anti-Spyware/Anti-Malware Software Anti-Spyware/Anti-Malware Software Reviews


For more information on Internet and computer security programs call 800-691-9129.

For technical assistance with Internet and Computer security, call 866-330-8321.



Disclaimer: We do not endorse or recommend any one specific anit-virus, firewall or anti-spyware/anti-malware software program. The information above is only general information to use as a reference for Internet and computer security.


 

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