How to Fight SpywareWritten by Gary Gresham
If you are wondering how to fight spyware for safe web surfing, this Internet privacy article will answer some of your questions. By now you have probably heard about dangers of spyware. Spyware has become so common, it has now moved ahead of viruses as number one danger facing computer users today. But with these safe web surfing tips you can learn how to fight spyware. Anything you download from Internet is a potential threat but a few types of downloads are particularly notorious for infecting your computer with spyware and adware. Music file-sharing programs used to trade music are a major problem. Other downloads like free games, screen savers, and even smiley face packages are usually loaded with adware. Be aware of any product that claims to be free because it's very possible that publisher generates revenue from sources like pop up ads while you surf. Also quickly look at end-user license agreement that comes with a download. During installation process you're asked to check a box to indicate that you agree with terms. Although very few people ever read these, you may get clues that spyware and adware are part of download. If you see third-party software, anything ad-supported or if you are asked to agree to multiple end-user license agreements, cancel installation process. This is almost a sure sign that ads will pop up and your safe web surfing will become history.
MicroWorld releases new version of MailScan Ver. 4.5 - the antivirus and content security software for mail servers.Written by MicroWorld Technologies Inc.
Michigan - May 20, 2005 - MicroWorld Technologies, Inc. leading solutions provider in area of Anti-virus and Content security, has announced launch of its new version of MailScan Ver. 4.5, antivirus and content security software for mail servers.
The new version of MailScan provides additional security features to allow users to monitor TCP connections on their systems, and use enhanced Anti-SPAM control to fight SPAM.
The new security feature interface displays all active TCP connections to your computer. It lists information about processes, protocols, local addresses, remote addresses and Process Status on computer. It allows you to identify any unauthorized access to your mail server and take effective counter measures to safeguard your system.
MailScan 4.5 provides user with real time access to Relay Blackhole List at for IPs of known Spammers. The site maintains active real-time Blackhole list that you can use to verify if any IP that connects to your MailServer is listed as that of a known Spammer, and take appropriate action.