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Computer Privacy

Protect your computer privacy and online security

Whereas computer viruses cause computer damage and spyware collects data, spam and other more serious online threats, such as phishing, can be most dangerous to your computer privacy. You need to be aware of these sneaky computer programs that can cause serious personal problems for you.

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Identity Protection Tips

Identity Protection Tips

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the U.S. and around the world. Identity thieves employ a variety of methods to get access to your personal info. Take these basic steps to protect yourself against identity theft.

Fighting Online Spam

Fighting Online Spam

Email spam unfortunately is one of the worst "side effects" of having an email address today. Apart from potentially cluttering your inbox with many unwanted emails, many unsolicited messages are potential conduits for viruses.

Security Encryption

Security Encryption

One of the best ways to protect your computer, your data and information is by using encryption. As the subject of encryption is very often little understood, we provide you with more details on what encryption is and how to use it.

Keylogger Software

Keylogger Spyware

Being one of the most dangerous spyware programs, keylogger can do a serious damage to your person via your computer. It secretly records your keystrokes for later retrieval by the attacker. There are also legal uses of it by the authorities.

Phishing Attack

Phishing Attack

Phishing attacks are usually done via emails, tricking you into clicking on a seemingly genuine link that takes you to a copycat site, designed to extract your banking or other information leading to your money, or personal info.

Protect your privacy with computer security

Computer security and privacy go hand in hand when trying to protect your security, information and identity against online thieves. Without computer security you have no privacy, while lack of privacy will undermine your person and the security of your computer.

Some of the most dangerous threats to your privacy are phishing and keylogger programs. Perhaps the most effective way of fighting these privacy threats and protecting your computer privacy in general is that of encryption.

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With the ever-growing use of the internet,
it becomes increasingly important to take steps and learn to protect
your computer privacy and personal data from online attacks.

In the earlier days of the internet, encryption was difficult to get and even more so to use. These days fortunately, there are many different options and solutions available to implement encryption for your everyday online activities.

The above articles will give you more information about phishing and keylogger, as well as on protectiong your identity and encryption.

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Know how to protect your computer privacy and personal information,
especially from email based attempts at stealing your personal data.