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PC Security Guide - Protection from Viruses, Attacks and Spyware - Conclusion and Links

Patrick Tilsen better known as "Yawgm0th" from our forums has just completed his first guide, which looks deep into PC security in terms of protection and removal. He covers the basics from preventing viruses, cracker attacks, and spyware from becoming part of your life through to the basic and complex methods of removing the threats. This is a must-read guide for beginner to intermediate users and even beyond.

| Guides | Posted: Sep 15, 2005 4:00 am

Conclusion and Links

 

After reading through this rather extensive guide, you should now have a good idea of how to properly secure a computer and even fix a compromised one.

 

Just in case you forgot or can't find them, here is a list of links to good security programs and resources and ones we mentioned throughout this guide:

 

IANAG File Help - http://www.iamnotageek.com/a/file_info.php

 

AVG Free Edition - http://free.grisoft.com/doc/2/lng/us/tpl/v5

 

Zone Alarm - http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/company/products/znalm/freeDownload.jsp

 

Sygate Personal Firewall - http://smb.sygate.com/products/spf_standard.htm

 

Ad-Aware SE - http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/

 

Spybot Search and Destroy - http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/

 

Windows Update - http://www.windowsupdate.com

 

HijackThis - http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html

 

CWShredder - http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract/cwshredder_download.html

 

Spyware and Adware Removal Guide @ TweakTown - http://www.tweaktown.com/document.php?dType=guide&dId=713

 

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