to build a FREE Internet Security Suite. A Step by Step Guide to help
you protect your computer and your family while surfing the
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what , huh? Let's continue our journey from newbie to wizened netizen.
Well, perfection does not exist; we all know that, but we can
close. What you
now need to ADD
is ancillary software. What is that, you say?
According to Webster, the word ancillary
auxiliary, or supplemental.
The antivirus software that you choose to use is crucial.
A lot depends on it. In essence, it SITS between YOU and the NET.
Even if you up-date this type software every day, (the free tools
mentioned below do NOT automatically up-date), as AVG Free usually
does, there are more
bad guys out there than good guys, and the task of the
antivirus and ancilliary software is overwhelming.
What we're going to do is to ADD ancillary
software. These are (more or less), specialized software
products that will add to your overall protection and add
spyware detection, and hijack protection. They will watch your back.
Unlike before, where we said, in essence, pick what
you like, here we
will name names. The software we recommend below is known by
those in the know, i.e., the wizened
netizens, to be excellent
software. Please USE
it. It will help make you safer.
Here is a list of Ancillary Software we recommend. All of it
available on our Home Page:
up to what we call Level 2 protection, you should ADD
the above. Keep
in mind that these three free software tools do NOT
it's up to YOU to manually start and run them. We test once/week.
Before you do this, check on-line for up-dates.
- Search & Destroy - A spyware detector / remover.
SE Personal - Detect / remove data miners, trojans, malware, diallers,
Blaster - A data file to keep you away from dangerous sites, and stop
is what our Level 2 Internet Security Suite looks like:
Dial-Up, DSL, or Cable Modem.
is for DSL or Cable Modem Users ONLY.
Users don't have
a Router and a single
firewall handles inbound & outbound.|
- Search & Destroy
Ad-Aware SE Personal
A simplistic view of
with a connection to the internet, that has Level 2 protection.
we done yet? NO!
We can still do better.
Let's look at Level 3 protection.Please
to read on.