Internet Security

Protecting our computer against Internet threats is not easy as we think. At present, most of the things are done using Internet like online transactions, online shopping, domain registration, etc., and is very important to make our PC secure than before. In this tutorial, we are going to see what makes Web Security very important now-a-days.

What is Internet Security?

As the name suggests, it is a related to Internet. It is very substantial to maintain security to our PC against web threats and attacks over the Internet. The two considerable attacks that lead to high risk of insecurity are Encrypted Intrusions and Phishing. Without Internet Security you can't safely make online transactions, registrations, online shopping, etc.

Many Internet Security threats can expose your private information to others. Includes Malware, Viruses, Trojan Horse, Spyware, Worms, Botnet, etc. Apart from this, if you want to know brief information about Computer threats, follow this link.

Steps for Internet Security:

Anything you store on your computer hard disk and on internet, cannot be secure unless you  obey the following rules.

> In the case of Online Shopping, look at for those websites which have 'https://' in its browser URL. The letter 's' stands for secure page and these kind of websites provide high level security hiding your personal details and PIN numbers from intruders and hackers. Do not go for third-party websites or transactions until they provide 'https://' in its browser URL.

> For Online Banking or transactions, follow the same rule for Online Shopping case. Purchase items from those websites only when you are fully satisfied.

> Install a powerful Internet Security Software, which protects your system from Internet threats.

> Install a strong Firewall software (even if you have basic OS firewall) that don't allow malicious web content to pass through.

> Enable all Automatic Updates in Internet Security Software, so that you don't install updates manually every time.

> Enable Automatic Scan after system start. Or else run Full length scan once in a week.

> Make proper Settings compatible to your PC.

The above steps will definitely make your computer more safer and secure than ever before. But you need to have Internet Security Software to happen the above things. This site will provide many Internet Security Software's both free and full version. Check out the software's which compatible for Windows and Mac OS.

In the next tutorial, we will discuss about Mobile Security Software, its definition, precautions.


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