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10 Secrets To A Healthy Computer And A Happier You There comes a time in a personís life where no matter how much you fight it time takes its toll and we begin to slow down in how we perform our daily activities. However, in order to extend our youthful glow and energy levels it is important to...

6 Essential Steps to Protect Your Computer On the Internet For Free Recently one of my friends asked me to check out if his computer was infected by virus. He suspected because occasionally the computer was shut down automatically when connected to internet. My first thought was the Sasser worm 60 seconds auto...

8 Simple Ways to Defend Yourself Against Evil Doers Both Online and Off There once was a time when the only option people had when shopping was to either call in or snail mail in a catalog order form or to jump in the family car, fight through traffic, and wait in long checkout lines to complete the purchase. Well,...

A Closer Look at Cyber Crooks I work from my home, the most peaceful workplace I can think of so far. As a Homemaker and part time Freelance Writer, I submit articles and subscribe to various respectable writing newsletters and do endless research online. But before...

Adware - Are Downloads Safe Adware, Should I be Afraid? Developers offering downloads are paying the price for the malformed truths that have been put forth regarding downloads. While not a political campaign the smears are ever present in the adware arena. Years...

All About Computer Viruses Your computer is as slow as molasses. Your mouse freezes every 15 minutes, and that Microsoft Word program just wonít seem to open. You might have a virus. Just what exactly is a virus? What kind is in your computer? How did it get there?...

An Easy way to Deal with Email Viruses and Worms If you feel intimidated when someone tries to teach you something new on the computer, this article is for you! In the course of my career, Iíve worked with many people who I knew were smart but were convinced that they couldnít learn how to...

Are You Well Protected? WinterÖthe official start of the cold and flu season. Though, technically speaking, things got started a little early. Close to a million computers, mostly home PC users, have been infected. For many of us our computers are our business. ...

Be Aware of Phishing Scams! If you use emails actively in your communication, you must have received various messages claiming to be from Ebay, Paypal and a number of banks. A recent email as if from U.S. Bank Corporation that I received contains the subject "U.S. Bank Fraud...

Be Prepared in the Event Computer Disaster Strikes Computers Businesses and individuals alike have all grown to rely on computers. The reliance is never more apparent than when something happens to the horrid little box that makes our lives easier. We expect computers to react a certain way, in...

Beware of the Newest Activity OnlineÖ Phishing. No. Iím not talking here about the outdoor activity enjoyed by many. And no again; I did not misspell it. Phishing is the name given to the latest online scam where millions of unwary Americans are getting their identities stolen. This...

Burning Bridges is Bad, But Firewalls are Good When you signed up for that ultra-fast DSL or Cable connection there was probably one very important piece of information that your ISP failed to mention. By accessing the Internet via a high-speed connection, you have tremendously increased...

Computer-Virus Writer's: A Few Bats In The Belfry? "Male. Obsessed with computers. Lacking a girlfriend. Aged 14 to 34. Capable of creating chaos worldwide." The above description is the profile of the average computer-virus writer, according to Jan Hruska, the chief executive of...

Desktop Security Software Risks - Part 1 This is the second in a series of articles highlighting reasons why we need a new model for anti-virus and security solutions. Reason #2: the Desktop Security Software Risks The risks of placing software on the desktop are such that I...

Desktop Security Software Risks - Part 2 This is the third in a series of articles highlighting reasons why we need a new model for anti-virus and security solutions. Reason #2: the Desktop Security Software Risks The risks of placing software on the desktop are such that I will...

Dirty Little Computer Viruses and How To Protect Yourself Whether you have learned your lesson from a past experience with a nasty computer virus or have been pressing your luck by surfing the web and downloading various files or opening those email messages sent to you by people you donít know without...

Does Microsoft Show Hackers How To Attack? After another security hole recently surfaced in Microsoft's Windows operating system, the software giant released a patch this past Friday to plug the possibly devastating "back door" which allows hackers to potentially seize control of any pc...

How To Avoid Becoming A Victim of Identity Theft With identity theft statistics currently at an all time high, and climbing, it just makes sense that we should all be doing everything we can to protect ourselves. One of the most prevalent yet overlooked ways your personal information and...

How to Protect your PC from Spyware in the Cyber Age. Wouldn't you be shocked to find that your personal sensitive information, like files, credit card information, operating system / software and other non-disclosed data to be penetrated by unscrupulous prying eyes? Even worse... "Is your...

How To Take Care Of Your Laptop Computer As the proud owner of a laptop computer, you'll want to keep your machine in the best possible condition. Aside from cleaning your screen and dusting the keyboard, however, you'll need to take a few extra steps to maintain your laptop's health: ...

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