1. Technology

Virus Prevention Tools, Tips, and Tricks


Antivirus software is must-have protection. Keep it installed, enabled, and up-to-date at all times. But though antivirus software is critical, alone it's not enough to keep you protected. Follow sound security practices, install a firewall, and use other adjunct protection in combination with your own common sense.
  1. Antivirus Software
  2. Prevention Tips and Tweaks

Antivirus Software

When selecting antivirus software, it's important to keep in mind that every system and every user is unique. What works best for your neighbor, may not be the best solution for you. First, only consider antivirus that has achieved certification from each of the three core testing agencies: Virus Bulletin, Checkmark, and ICSA Labs. Then determine the features that will meet your particular needs. For example, gamers may want to use an antivirus solution with special features to minimize gaming conflicts.

Prevention Tips and Tweaks

Antivirus software is only one component of a good security posture. Understand risky behaviors and adopt good habits that will minimize your risk of infection.

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