Should I Run 2 Antivirus Solutions ?

The answer is … No  2 will interfere with Windows  2 will cause your computer to slow down 2 will not keep you protected as 1 may negate the other one  2 may cause false results to be displayed – 1 may say that the other is an infection  So the answer is 1 and realise that it is your actions that will cause you to be infected and the antivirus solution will in most cases NOT save you. So amongst other things: Keep your operating system up to date  Keep your software up to date Stop clicking and opening emails that you know will  Realise that running as an administrator will override the antivirus causing infections to be installed

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Experts Vs Non – Experts Top 5 Security Practises

Google asked two groups—experts and non-experts—what they do to stay safe online. The non-experts provided some good answers (like using antivirus software), the experts placed certain items as much higher priority, as shown in the graphic. The experts prioritised keeping your software up to date, and using two-factor authentication, two things that did not appear on the non-experts’ list. Most importantly, however, the experts noted that strong passwords aren’t enough: you also need to use a different one for every account you have, which means you probably also need a password manager to keep them all straight. More information can be found here :New research – Comparing how security experts and non-experts stay safe online

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Skype Translate – Facebook Privacy – Antivirus Software – TechXPO – Crap App Of The Week

Skype Translate Ever wanted to talk to someone in another country and have them understand you and you them  Then Skype translate which is coming soon will be for you: Register For Skype Translate  Come And Hear Me Discuss Internet Security And Online Safety I will be at the City Library Wed the 26th Nov at 1.00pm  Details can be found here  Is Your Antivirus Running ? Many people think that the antivirus that came with their computer as a trial will protect them and this is not the case. You need a functioning antivirus that updates with the latest virus definitions.  For a free solution Windows Defender comes with Windows 8 and Microsoft Security Essentials can be downloaded for Windows 7 and Windows Vista For a paid solution I recommend Nod32 from eset Facebook  Facebook have released a new guide to privacy that many people should really have a look at.… Read More

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