With the increasing threat to computer security everybody now-a-days is concerned and is taking steps to counter the attacks on their machine and keep it safe.

What are the most popular computer security software

With the increasing threat to computer security everybody now-a-days is concerned and is taking steps to counter the attacks on their machine and keep it safe. It is ironical that people are using computer security software like virus removal software , etc for keeping their computer software like operating system, etc safe. Many newly discovered spywares and malwares and attacking systems through internet. They unknowingly creep into our machine when we download anything or when we open a spam mail or visit an infected website. Most of the computers get affected due to lack of responsibility and lack of knowledge, while using the internet.

Many people are even unaware of an existing virus or malware in their machine and unknowingly pass it on to their friend's machine by means of shared files or mails. Different kinds of software provide different kinds of computer security solutions. Also people use various kinds of software as per their requirements and preferences. Listed here are some popular software that should be installed on your computer for maximum computer security solutions:

This is one of the most important and most popular computer security software. Anti-virus shields your computer from virus infections not only this but it also removes any previously acquired virus. Few popular anti-viruses are Quick Heal, Avast, AVG, Norton, Kaspersky etc. All of them are very effective and efficient. Updating the anti-virus software regularly is very important.

Anti-spam computer security software helps you to avoid spam content from getting downloaded on your system. Spam is the unwanted data that gets downloaded when you visit certain websites or download some thing. Spam can contain malwares that can infect your system. Hence, many people download anti-spam software that are available for free on the net.

Gathering your personal information or data from your computer using spywares has become very common. This can be very risky as your personal information can be put to wrong use. These spywares are not detected by anti-viruses and hence additional spyware removal software needs to be installed. Anti-spywares are very popular and are easily available on the internet.

This is also one of the most popular computer security software. Firewall provides a complete solution against hackers and intruders and also against spam. Many companies who have their own operating systems produce and market their own firewall software. Most of the firewalls come with in-built anti-virus, anti-spam, anti-popup and even anti-spyware. The settings of these firewalls can be altered and customized as per our requirements and usage. Some of the newly developed firewalls adjust with ou8r pre-installed anti-software and incorporate them in their program.

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I am a printer support specialist for iYogi, a leading IT support company Headquartered in India, iYogi provides computer support, antivirus security , via phone and remote access for home and small business users globally.

Author: james burns