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Ten Tips Security Enhancements Fast and Free.

Before you use any device for a dime on security, there are many preventing ways for it , you can take that will protect you against the most common breaking threats.

1. Enable or Install a personal firewall as possible . It's primery requirement of internet use and the stop spammer  enter virus. World wide many firewall available , best is default firewall.

2. Use a spyware blocker. try to install spyware blocker in your device and clear your cookies for track and data store in your browser.

3. Check Windows Update and Office Update regularly, ready time to update with system that help with new library extra features that can help in secure your data. users can configure automatic updates. Click on the Automatic Updates tab in the System control panel and choose the appropriate options.

4. Use strong passwords and change them periodically. Passwords should have at least seven characters; use letters and numbers and have at least one symbol. A decent example would be k7sgqTs@r. This will make it much harder for anyone to gain access to your accounts.

5. Block pop-up spam messages in your Windows system  by disabling the Windows Messenger service . i.g - Open -> Control Panel | Administrative Tools | Services and you'll see Messenger. Right-click and go to Properties. Set Start-up Type to Disabled and press the Stop button.  Any good firewall will also stop them.

6. Buy antivirus software and keep it up to date. windows provide essential or defender default antivirus in computer system.

7. Be skeptical of things on the Internet. Don't assume that e-mail "From:" a particular person is actually from that person until you have further reason to believe it's that person. Don't assume that an attachment is what it says it is. Don't give out your password to anyone, even if that person claims to be from "support."


8. Join a respectable e-mail security list, such as the one found at our own Security , so that you learn about emerging threats quickly and can take proper precautions.

9. If you're using Outlook or Outlook Express, use the current version or one with the Outlook Security Update installed. The update and current versions patch numerous vulnerabilities.

10. If you have a wireless network, turn on the security features: Use MAC filtering, turn off SSID broadcast, and even use WEP with the biggest key you can get. For more, check out our wireless section or see the expanded coverage in Your Unwired World in our next issue.



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