How to Protect your PC from Atrocious Spyware in the Cyber Age.

Written by George Papazoglou

Wouldn't you be shocked to find that your personal sensitive information, like files, credit card information, operating system / software and other non-disclosed data to be penetrated by unscrupulous prying eyes? Even worse...

"Is your computer infected by Spyware?"

What is Spyware? Spyware are infectious programs developed to secretly subtract and transfer electronic information overrepparttar Internet, without a User's apprehension.

Norton Anti-Virus or any other "virus protection" solution, will not protect your computer from malicious applications like Spyware.

Ever Downloaded any kind of Music, Video or even "Free Software"?

Onrepparttar 132710 Internet, anything "free" has a hidden cost... much more thanrepparttar 132711 cost of a highly-priced product.

How much is your Privacy's worth to You?

To diabolic marketing companies, your identity my friend, is worth thousands of dollars... they get rich by capitalizing and selling your privacy to third parties, who will in return, sell (again!) or use you as a guinea pig for their promotions - your Anti-Virus won't protect you from Spyware!

Is Your Website Blacklisted?

Written by Niall Roche

A blacklist, asrepparttar name implies, is a list of people or companies who have met withrepparttar 132708 disapproval of others. In repparttar 132709 online world a blacklist refers to those people who have been marked as responsible for generating spam in a very big way. Blacklists are also known as blocklists.

Blacklists are used to combat spam in a very specific way. When spam is reported to one ofrepparttar 132710 relevant spam fighting organizationsrepparttar 132711 IP addressrepparttar 132712 spam originated from is added to a banned or blacklisted IP addresslist. An IP address isrepparttar 132713 unique location of you or your website onrepparttar 132714 Internet - think of it as your "home address" online. To put it simply every Internet address has a matching IP address. Any email coming from your website domain also has a corresponding IP address. If your IP address is present on a blacklist then you're potentially wasting your time sending email to customers.

Why are you wasting your time? Modern spam blockers come withrepparttar 132715 most common blacklists installed and/or allow you to import updated blacklists into your spam blocker. This allows to you block a huge amount of spam but you may also, potentially, block legitimate email. Blacklists are not foolproof.

There are two types of IP address:

Dynamic - changes every time you connect torepparttar 132716 Internet. Most commonly used for dialup Internet access. Spammers love these because they're very hard to track and 100% disposable.

Fixed/Static - All websites, most large companies and some individuals use fixed IP addresses. This can cause huge problems if they're reported for pamming.

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