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Computer virus is something that copies itself to computer software. Virus can delete the hosts important documents which includes bank accounts. In 1980 people had their own computers which were virus free.
Spyware is a type of software that is already installed. It is a software aimed to collect information about the host.
Spam means when someone is sending you plain garbage. The official name of 'Spam' is unsolicited commercial email and it is a major pest. To reduce this burden, the Internet Service Providers (ISP) has anti- spam filters.
“Phishing” is a form of Internet fraud where criminals aim to steal valuable information. They set up a fake website which looks identical to a business. Phishing is a secret method.
Firewalls is a software that can protect the owners computer. Windows have a built in firewall which will protect the owner very well. It is done by controlling what data can and cannot pass through it.
Anti-virus is a type of programme that should be download before a computer is used. There are different types of viruses such as MacAfee, Avast and Norton. These anti-virus software will protect the owners computer which is being affected by worms.
A pop-up blocker sometimes called the pop-up killer. A pop-up appears on your screen when you are on a dodgy website. If you click on the pop-up it’ll cause your computer to have viruses.
If the owner reveals his password to anyone a hacker can hack your computer. You should always secure your windows pc or mac with installing antivirus software. The owner should have a password which has a combination of letters and numbers.
Remember your password at all times. The host should always remember his password. Update your installed documents regularly so your computer is well protected.
Remember to download anti-virus. Don’t share you password Update your installed programmes regularly Don’t click on adverts or pop-ups
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Types of SoftwarePrices Norton 360£44.99 McAfee Anti-virus plus£20.00 AVG Antivirus£29.99 Avast Pro£29.99 Web root Antivirus£19.99 Table to show the costs for anti-virus software
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