Last modified 10/05/2023
Programs to increase the security level while you are surfing the internet :
It is really common to suffer some attacks of different kinds of virus when you use the famous internet explorer. Between the most famous viruses we can find the Trojans, spam and the well-known spywares which are the commonest problem of any computer. The spyware is also known as the spy program due the objective of these programs is to intercept all the movements of a specific victim to steal the information and later this will be sent to the cyber-pirate or also known as hacker.
The spyware is the commonest virus on the internet due it cannot be detected by the user neither the antivirus.
They also can be stored in our operational system when we download a free program from the internet, those kinds of viruses are known as freeware due they got linked along with the program, and occasionally they can contain some kind of Trojan or another kind of virus like the spyware.
Those viruses can alter the performance of the system by blocking some websites and programs until they overload the work administrator. Besides that, your internet explorer will respond really slowly, this one can be count as a symptom of this virus.
Next we will mention of a great number of programs which will help you to improve the performance of your antivirus, actually these programs will help you to fight against the viruses called spyware:
Spybot search & destroy (http://www.safer-networking.org/) : Is one of the most used antiviruses is the , which has a great number of tools to help the regular antivirus to develop a better performance. One of the advantages of this program is the automatic actualization every day. It can eliminate malware, adware, hijackers between other kinds of viruses.
Besides it counts with a process called Tea Timer which helps to avoid the modifying of the register system. It is also important to mention that this kind of program is distributed freely on the internet.
The Super Antispyware (http://www.superantispyware.com) : This one posses a multi-dimensional format in it. It can detect quickly the Trojans, dialers, worms, adware between other, after complete the detection process the program will eliminate the virus automatically.
The spyware Blaster (http://www.javacoolsoftware.com) : Is another program commonly used to block the unwanted downloads like Active X and other suspicious programs wandering through internet and waiting for the chance to infect an innocent computer. Besides it block the downloading of any automatic cookie found while you use the internet explorer.
The hijackThis (http://www.trendsecure.com) : It has a great advantage; this program can offer a complete report about all of the actions and modifications developed without your authorization.
Besides the programs mentioned before, there is also the Malware bytes, the Anti-malware, Ad-Aware 2008 free and the Spy Sweeper 5. Another way to battle the spyware is the online antivirus, for example the Kaspersky, Panda Active Scan 2.0, ESET Nod32 Online Scanner, Bit defender, between others. To use those programs you must deactivate the system restorer, after that it is recommendable to start the system on safe mode, just in case. After analyzing all of the programs, you can clean each one of the documents and modified files with the CCleaner.
The commonest option to prevent the attacks of a spyware may be when you activate the Firewall of the operational system, this software works as a blocker between the system and the internet. This uses some kind of filter which can process the information according to the security level offered by the current explorer.
Actually these days, the newest way to commit a fraud or a cyber-robbery can be done with the called “Phishing” which works with modified HTML codes offering to the users; or victims in this special case, the total look of a safe website. For that reason it is recommendable to forget about those advertisings which ask you for your secret password or your private data because they are commonly used to achieve suspicious objectives.
There are many websites with a really high security level due they have a safe protocol, a clear example may be the websites of a count in a bank, the counts of an e-mail, or some big stores which posses a URL of the kind “https://” instead of “http://”.