Bitdefender Internet Security Review

[starreviewmulti id=7 tpl=20] PROS: Allows parents to put control on internet options available to their children. CONS: Takes awhile to set up, but is not hard to actually use. OVERVIEW: In a nutshell, Bitdefender Internet Security contains these: anti-virus, anti spam, anti spyware, parental control,privacy control, a firewall and encryption. Each option is full of choices that can restrict and protect your PC. Choose from the Basic, Intermediate or Expert View. Bit Defender Internet Security Review Company: http://www.bitdefender.com   Version:14.0.29.354   Operating Systems: Windows XP SP2, Vista, Windows 7   Price:$59.95 What It Does Bitdefender gives protection for computer users while browsing web pages, sending and receiving emails, online banking, PC performance and protects children using the home computer. Product Details The Internet is full of good and bad. Lots of great websites, news, games and ways to keep in touch with friends. Unfortunately not everyone on the Internet has the same reason for visiting cyberspace. Criminals and danger abounds. Consider bitdefender Internet Security to thwart these human and electronic pests. Bitdefender’s antivirus scanner’s meter can be dragged up or down to increase or decrease the level at which threats are detected. The Anti-virus view contains a white list option that works to omit websites that are not suspected of phishing schemes. Further customization in Real Time Protection settings available to check the type of data being scanned. A mix of scans can be invoked and can be a deep, full, quick or automatically executed when thecomputer is started. The exclusions tab is used to skip files that are not suspect and the list is easily edited by the...

5 Ways to Increase Computer Security

Though the internet is far safer now than it was in its infancy, there are nevertheless more people using the net than ever and this means that there is a much greater field of victims for the cunning hacker or identity thief. Even major corporations, who spend millions each year in computer security, fall prey to cyber thugs every now and then. Citibank is a recent example and their staggering loss of over half a million card numbers is just one out of many high profile security breaches in the past couple years. But regular folks are just as vulnerable to cyber attacks as the big firms, and sometimes more so. But fear not: This guide will take you through all the steps that will make sure that you’re not one of these poor saps. Anti Virus The single most important and effective way to keep your PC safeguarded from harmful elements is to install a quality antivirus program. You’ll want software that can handle viruses but don’t stop there. Make sure your antivirus also has a spam blocker, pop-up blocker, anti-malware, and anti-spyware. Though many of these harmful programs are considered viruses, it still doesn’t mean that any given antivirus software will protect against them. Firewall While you’re at it, add a firewall to the list of the things your antivirus program should cover. But if you find one that takes care of everything except a firewall, be sure to have some kind of firewall protection for your computer. In layman’s terms, a firewall is basically a safeguard against outsiders using your network. Only those with a password...

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