PCs, security (8)

Here's how to use a HOSTS file to block irritating ads, banners, 3rd party cookies, 3rd party page counters, web bugs, and even most hijackers. Note special instructions for Vista and Win7. Includes a very valuable sample HOSTS file with hundreds of prelisted ad and hacking sites! (2011-02)
Hosts files  (keywords: PCs, securityPCs, utilitiesWindows, hosts file)
Your Windows HOSTS file can be used to help protect your system from malware. Free hosts editing utilities are also listed here. (2006-09)
Hosts file  (keywords: PCs, securityPCs, utilitiesWindows, hosts file)
Before discarding a hard drive, use a disk wiping utility on it. DBAN is free. (2006-09)
Disk wiper  (keywords: PCs, securityPCs, utilities)
Root kits are mechanisms and techniques whereby malware, including viruses, spyware, and trojans attempt to hide their presence from anti-spyware and anti-virus utilities. Free detection utility here. (2006-01)
Rootkits  (keywords: PCs, security)
APWG is the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating e-mail fraud and identity theft. Select "Phishing Archive" for e-mail examples. (2005-12)
Phishing  (keywords: Email, generalPCs, helpPCs, security)
Free online firewall, spyware, and internet speed tests. (2005-12)
Firewall & speed test  (keywords: PCs, securityPCs, utilities)
Free antivirus software (after registration) for home users. Now you have NO excuse! (2005-05)
Free Antivirus software  (keywords: PCs, securitySoftware, free)
Siena College offers a collection of PC security info, including descriptions of various free antispyware and online antivirus utilities. (2004-09)
Siena Antivirus  (keywords: PCs, security)

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