User:Conservative/Computer security

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Website malware checker

Comprehensive:

Malware prevention tips

Preventing and removing Trojan horse malware

How to prevent cryptolocker

Refurbished and discount computers

Non-profits:

High end machine:

- Quadcore processor, 3.0+ Ghz processor, 16 MGs of memory, 1 TB hard disk space

Apple refurbished/discount:

Windows diagnostic programs/utilities

Windows/Linux machines:

Malware removal and remote computer repair services

Cleaning up a malware infected computer

Slow internet connection

Running Windows in a virtual machine and computer security

Ubuntu vs. Windows 8/8.1

Windows 9

By July of 2015, Windows 9 is expected to be released and rumors indicate that it might be a free upgrade for Windows 8.1 users and possibly Windows 7 SP1 users. [1]

Dual Boot Windows 8/8.1 & Ubuntu

Operating systems additional info

Windows 7 vs. Windows 8.1

Linux

Linux anti-malware:

Windows Intune

Windows security and Intune

Analyzing PDFs/docs/documents for malware

Windows 8 user accounts

Setting up a Local account:

How to make sure downloads are safe

Prevalence of types of malware and infection rates by country

Free Antivirus with whitelisting

Avast:

Browser security

Addons

Internet Explorer

Chrome

Firefox

Making Firefox faster without decrease in browser security:

Firefox reviews

Commodo IceDragon

Palemoon - Firefox 64 bit

Opera

ISP Filtering

ISP Filtering - malware and anti-porn

Christian ISP filtering - anti-porn

Blocking ports

Cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks

Cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks

Noscript addon handles this security threat.

Ditching the security risks of Adobe flash, Adobe reader and Java

Intrusion detection systems

Router configurations

Company that compares the pros and cons of antivirus software

Anti-rootkit

Preventing rootkits:

Free:

TrendMicro:

Malwarebytes antirootkit (beta):

Panda:

Sophos:

TDSSKiller:

F secure blacklight:

Sysclean:

Safer internet surfing

Tor

Tor:

Keeping your computer safe via sandboxing

Sandboxie:


Website advisors

Suspicious File checker

Computer security tips

Encrypted chatting

MAC security

Email security tips

VPNs and Proxies

VPN vs. Proxies:

Review of VPNs in terms of privacy and logs kept:

Cyberghost:

Free anti-virus and anti-spyware

  • Hijack This
  • Malwarebytes
  • Microsoft essentials
  • AVG
  • Avast
  • Norman Malware Remover
  • Unhackme
  • Combofi
  • ARIES Rootkit Remover*
  • RootkitRevealer
  • RootRepeal

Bootable CD for anti-virus and anti-spyware

Free online scanners

Passwords

General tips

Encrypting Firefox profiles

Almost Uncrackable passwords

Trend micro - layers of security - Are you safe online

Free security tools

Computer hardware

Internet Filtering

Firefox

Time management:

Family friendly:

Chrome

Time management:

Family friendly:

Opera

Time management:

Family friendly:

Recommended PC security setup

Personal tools