Viruses and trojans – how not to get infected

Wednesday October 16th at 3PM PST we will be presenting a live Q&A about the science of viruses, trojans, malware, spyware, rootkits and other nasty beasts.  Central theme will be how to protect a computer from these threats.  You can watch live by going to our site at www.lassenpc.com and enter questions during the presentation.

Edited 10/16/13 by AB

Here’s our broadcast! Links to the software we mention are below.

Security basics – http://lassenpc.com/quick-tips/security/

Microsoft Security Essentials- http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5201

Malwarebytes- http://www.malwarebytes.org/

Programs that check for updates of all programs: http://www.filehippo.com/updatechecker/

Open DNS- http://www.opendns.com/

Chrome- https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/

Web Of Trust for Chrome- http://www.mywot.com/

Free email providers that scan for viruses:

Gmail- https://mail.google.com

Outlook (Also known as MSN, hotmail, live) – http://www.outlook.com

Yahoo- http://us.mail.yahoo.com/

 

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