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Adware Defined and What to Do About It

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2007

There are so many new threats coming at us from the Internet age that is hard to keep up. Adware is one of those new threats. Millions tolerate Adware because it isn’t damaging to the computer like viruses and worms are, and it isn’t a security risk like spyware. However, adware is very annoying. It […]

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Need To Know: Installing Popup Blockers and Spyware/Anti-virus Protection

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

Just as we protect our homes and classrooms from outside intruders or inside annoyances, we also have to protect our computers. This article deals with how to prevent annoying pop-ups, how to protect against spyware, and how to avoid viruses. Besides being cautious about what sites you go to and what attachments you open, you […]

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How Internet Surveys Can Lead to Computer Viruses

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

It seems like it would be impossible to get a virus by sending something. Viruses usually come from receiving something, right? Often computer users are not as careful as they could be when they are entering information onto online forms. A user should be very careful because online forms are a method that the bad […]

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