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Will you please write a Hub on the best free Security Programs for today's Computers.

Updated on October 28, 2008


In this hub i will tell about free security sofware on the internet there are many security software available for free on the internet for those who deosnt want to buy a paid software for keeping your computer secured . these software works very well just like the paid ones but the problem is you have to install many software for cleaning different problems. we will dscuss about them in seperate headings

free anti virus

one of the most famous free anti-virus is AVG FREE it works fine for me . it can be downloaded and installed from this website

AVG FREE is a free antivirus and anti spywarewhat is a virus

What is a virus

A program or code which is loaded into your computer without your knowledge and works against your wishes. Viruses can also replicate themselves. All computer viruses are manmade. A simple virus that can make a copy of itself over and over again is relatively easy to produce. Even such a simple virus is dangerous because it will quickly use all available memory and bring the system to a halt. An even more dangerous type of virus is one capable of transmitting itself across networks and bypassing security systems.

you can use super ant-spyware to remove spyware

what is a spyware

Any software or tool that collects user information through the user's Internet connection without his or her knowledge and permission , usually for advertising purposes. Spyware applications are typically bundled as a hidden component of freeware or shareware programs that can be downloaded from the Internet; however, it should be noted that the majority of shareware and freeware applications do not come with spyware. Once installed, the spyware monitors user activity on the Internet and transmits that information in the background to someone else. Spyware can also gather information about e-mail addresses and even passwords and credit card numbers. so it is inportant to protectyou computer from it

Anti Adware

To remove adware you can download software called Ad-Aware

What is adware

adware (spelled all lower case) is any software application in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running. The authors of these applications include additional code that delivers the ads, which can be viewed through pop-up windows or through a bar that appears on a computer screen. The justification for adware is that it helps recover programming development cost and helps to hold down the cost for the user.

Adware is a danger for us because it usually includes code which tracks a user's personal information and passes it on to third parties, without the user's authorization or knowledge. This practice has been dubbed spyware and has prompted an outcry from computer security and privacy advocates, including the Electronic Privacy Information Center.


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      writeanything 9 years ago

      i think norton is better than AVG since i wrote about free security programs i said about avg

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      JollieOllie 9 years ago from Earth

      I have avg

      What do you think is better AVG or Norten

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      Peter 9 years ago from Australia

      thanks for that information