Why you should use both a hardware and software firewall on your system

Posted on November 29th, 2010 in Firewall | No Comments »

Making your computer system safe has gotten easier over the years. In the past, when the internet started to become available in most people households, it was hard for these people to try and protect their systems. The online security field was young and even the professionals at the time did not know the breadth Read more…

A list of applications that you will need to secure your computers internet access

Posted on November 25th, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There are many applications that are out on the market right now. Some are free and others you will have to pay for. In those two categories there are certain breeds of applications that are more important than others. While some people are gamers and others need to be reminded of what recipes they can Read more…

Is windows 7 a game changer when it comes to security?

Posted on November 23rd, 2010 in Security, Windows 7 | No Comments »

When you talk about security these days, you really have to add Windows 7 to the discussion. I know that it seems really weird to do so but Windows 7 is one of the most secure consumer grade operating systems on the market right now and you would be doing a disservice to you and Read more…

Make sure that the USB card that you plug into your computer is secure

Posted on November 19th, 2010 in Security | No Comments »

There are so many ways that we connect to the computer these days that it is a little bit scary. Even if you look at the average laptop, you will see a ton of connections that will allow you to hook the computer up to another device. You will see ports that will allow you Read more…

Are system level attacks still a concern with windows 7?

Posted on November 17th, 2010 in Security, Windows 7 | No Comments »

It has been out to the public for almost a year and the reviews are in. Windows 7 is one of the most popular operating systems that Microsoft has ever released. And not only is it popular, it is the most secured operating system that they released as well. In the past, when you used Read more…

Windows 7 operating system security checklist

Posted on October 4th, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Ever since Windows 7 was released, there has been a renewed sense by the consumer that a Microsoft product was actually concerned about security. And they were not only concerned about security but also about making the security on the operating system easy to set up. If you look at both the professional and the Read more…

Use a restore disk when a virus destroys your computer

Posted on September 29th, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The worst thing in the world to happen to some people is to find out that their computer has been ravaged by some virus from the internet. Sure, it is not as bad as a relative dying but it can be a disaster for some people. They may have all of their personal mementos on Read more…

In case a bad virus hits your Windows 7 system, make sure that you have system restore turned on

Posted on September 20th, 2010 in Security, Windows 7 | No Comments »

There are certain threats that will take out your computer. Your computer may be able to turn on and do some of the things that it was able to do before the threat hit but for the most part it is dead. You are not able to hit certain buttons, pops ups are flying everywhere, Read more…