It’s a dangerous digital world out there!
As I’m sure you’ve seen this year, there have been lots of warnings about increased malicious activity. Everything from phishing to new malware, the cyber-criminals are really working overtime to make your life a living hell. There’s plenty you can do to stay safe, like only going to sites that you know and not opening attachments from strangers, or even from friends that don’t normally send you attachments. But, let’s face it, sometimes, things slip by you. So, what else can you do, especially when you don’t have money to spend on high-end security tools?
Well, check out eWeek’s list of 9 Free Security Tools to be Thankful for and start using them. At least make sure you have some kind of anti-virus installed. There are several suggestions on that list.
And, be careful out there!
Advice from your Uncle Jim:
"After a time, you may find that 'having' is not so pleasing a thing, after all, as 'wanting.' It is not logical, but it is often true."
--Spock, "Amok Time," stardate 3372.7..