It seems like everywhere you go on the Internet, there is spam, spyware, and the risk of viruses infecting your computer and ruining your online experience. In businesses alone, according to Nucleus Research Inc. spam costs more than $712 per employee each year in productivity and computing resources and the estimation on money lost by businesses due to computer viruses ranges between $100 million and $2 billion annually depending on how the total is calculated. This complete, revolutionary book has compiled all of the vital information you need to make sure that you are able to combat the risk of incursive software infecting your home and work computers. You will learn why there is so much spam in your inbox. You will learn how you can start spam proofing your inbox by never giving away personal information and using secure e-mail clients. Learn which viruses have caused the most damage and how they infect your computer, which software is most effective in blocking the download and infestation of them onto your hard drives. You will learn the value of a good firewall, what it does to stop spammers and hackers and what actions you can take to block the breach of your firewall and your computer’s defenses. Once you have tackled the source of the problems, as outlined in this book, you will never again need to worry about the incursive, destructive effects of spam, spyware, and computer viruses.
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