Top Five 'Spyware Fighting' Tips

Written by Titus Hoskins

Whether you realize it or not, there's a quiet little battle raging on your computer. In one corner you have your faithful PC; inrepparttar other are malicious agents such as spyware, adware, malware, viruses, worms, and Trojans. Sincerepparttar 141277 victor of this battle will decide who really controls your computer - use these 5 'Spyware Fighting' tips to make sure you winrepparttar 141278 battle!

Spyware and adware are becoming major problems for online surfers and PC owners. Some highly respected sources such as AOL, Earthlink and Webroot placerepparttar 141279 rate of infection at 80-90% of all computers. Granted, some of this percentage is taken up by relatively benign tracking cookies, but other types like keyword logging, system monitors, worms and Trojans present a major threat to your privacy and may even do serious damage to your computer.

Withrepparttar 141280 occurrences of Spyware increasing daily, chances are high that you will be going into battle against Spyware very soon - so if you need a battle plan - Try these 5 Tips:

1. Go onrepparttar 141281 offensive. Fight spyware before it even arrives on your computer. Make sure you have a good 'anti-virus software' program running on your PC. Many ISPs (Internet Service Providers) now offer anti-virus programs or even purchasing a commercial product is to your advantage. Get a program or product that is regularly updated to fend offrepparttar 141282 latest viruses, adware, worms, trojans and spyware.

2. Put up a Firewall. A Firewall should be one of your first lines of defense against spyware. A Firewall is simply a system or gateway designed to prevent unauthorized access to your computer or network. Check out, they provide a free Firewall for individual users. Download their program and place it on your PC.

eWeek SIM / SEM Case Study - real security ROI

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Read how one medium company improved security, reduced response times and saved over $200k by deploying security information managementn (SEM) event correlation technology from OpenService, Inc.

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