|17 Apr 2010||#12|
If you call nearly 20yrs. new that is. You see far more advertising by ISPs competing with each other with each claiming they offer the fastest speeds. (really?)
The fake softwares trap many by appearing to be some nice new program that ends up either spreading a virus or embedding trojans and downloaders even ad generators if they are not geared to get at personal data. When any program installs automatically before you can reach a home page or at least download page with some information you likely have a problem.
For the novice user one of the best protections is having a working firewall inplace. If something doesn't seem right with any new program you can still opt to block and exit any installation attempt in most cases.
SOME FOOD FOR THOUGHT:
Upon going through the 159 emails from one source that come in on a regular this one struck a note here.
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