Author: emily

How to Protect Yourself from Spyware

Don’t install files from websites you don’t trust Many of the spyware programs mask themselves as cute little programs such as toolbars, news bars, screen savers and so on. When you install these programs, you risk getting spyware and slowing down your computer. Because of this, you should only download the software from legitimate, reputable […]

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How Phishing Works

  The word “phishing” is pronounced in the same way as “fishing,” but looks different. This is the essence of phishing on the Internet: it is something that pretends to be something that it’s not in an attempt to gain access to sensitive information such as passwords, logins, usernames and financial data including credit card […]

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Dealing with Phishing

The word “phishing” is pronounced in the same way as “fishing,” but looks different. This is the essence of phishing on the Internet: it is something that pretends to be something that it’s not in an attempt to gain access to sensitive information such as passwords, log ins, usernames and financial data including credit card […]

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