Protecting Your Computer: Which Antivirus is Best?

March 24, 2009

Many home users agonize over which antivirus program they should use. What keeps my system the cleanest? What runs the fastest? What will affect my other programs the least? What’s the most cost-effective solution? Well, you’re in luck, because we are going to answer some of those questions for you today.

We took a look at four of the internationally-known, widely-used anti-virus programs, most of which you will have heard of already. Some Internet Service Providers, schools, and workplaces offer some of these to their clients for free. They are: Symantec’s Norton Anti-Virus, McAfee’s VirusScan+, ESET’s Nod32 Antivirus, and AVG Antivirus.

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How Do I Choose a Strong Password?

March 24, 2009

Every person who uses a computer knows how important security is. One aspect of security that we will be examining today is the infamous password. How do you choose a good password? Having a weak password is one way that can lead to identity theft and/or other personal data information being exposed. Read more