We can think we know it all about internet security and out of nowhere our computer is hit with a virus. In this article we’re going to go over Virus’ and Security Threats because a preventative strategy is far better than sitting around waiting for something to go wrong!

You could cruise down the road for mile after mile, but if you don’t t have an oil change, at some point, your car is going to break down. You need to keep the inside of your car protected to drive it and the same goes for your computer. Installing a virus protection program might seem like a headache and a task you just can’t make time for, but it is a must to keep your computer protected.

If you use Windows Vista take a quick look at this basic video which discusses security for your computer. The concept is the same for most other types of computers as well.

Windows XP Security Software Providers recommends that you install security software to help protect your computer from viruses and other security threats, and that you keep your security software up to date.

We suggest virus protection programs such as Norton and McAfee it’s a small investment when you think of all of the frauds and scams that are online these days.

Your own Internet Service Provider may even be able to provide free protection software! Ask them and your computer advisors what they recommend.

By simply being aware of these potential problems you can easily avoid spending hundreds to thousands of dollars fixing your computer once it crashes, never mind trying to replace lost data! Hopefully with our Internet Security Series our members and readers will be better informed about the dangers that lurk online. Protect yourself!