While Optic-Net endeavors to provide the highest levels of security, it is wise for all computer users to utilize all precautions when surfing the Internet or just sending and receiving e-mail. Computer safety for all computer users has become a very important subject for the past couple of years and should be taken seriously by anyone who uses or owns a computer.
Everyone should be using an anti-virus software on their computer, even when you are not connecting to the Internet. Viruses also are spread by software on diskettes and even on CD-ROM disks. A very good free anti-virus software is available from GrisSoft. This anti-virus software is free for personal use. Click here to download AVG Anti-Virus software or the link below to be taken to the download page for AVG Anti-Virus software.
Ad Ware & Computer Robots
It is always wise to protect your computer from outside intruders with a "firewall". A "firewall" is software protection that gives you a high degree of control when outside programs or processes attempt to access your Internet connection. Zone Labs offers free downloadable firewall software that is easy to install and use. Click here to download Zone Labs Free Firewall or the link below to be taken to the download page for Zone Labs Free Firewall.
These are only four of the many free and commercial software utilities available on the Internet and in stores for removing these problems.
Download AVG Anti-Virus software
Download Ad Aware
Download SpyBot Search and Destroy
Download Zone Labs Free Firewall