How To Eliminate Malware

Most of us that have used a computer for any length of time be it for work or home has a pretty good understanding of the numerous security threats that computer users face on a daily basis. The time we spend downloadng patches for operating systems, getting rid of viruses, and fighting malware seems to increase with each passing day. And while I agree that these kind of computer security issues have been around just about as long as computers, the security threats have been increasing. The more intergrated our computers become in our lives, the more concern we have about the safety and security of our machines.

So, what can be done to protect our computers from these never ending threats?
On the plus side there are more than enough excellent products that combat malware, and the majority of them are affordable and easy to use. Some of these programs are used to get rid of viruses, adware, spyware, and malware, then there are others that only combat one of these problems. Most effective applications are made by companies that specialize in malware elimination for home and business PC's.

Other types of computer security programs are considered security suites, these intergrated software solutions often offer anti virus protection, spyware and adware detection and removal programs, a software firewall and automatic updates all in one simple to use application.
Well, which type of computer protection is the best?
Both the security suite and the stand alone programs have advantages and disadvantages. The security suites offer a full range of protection options in a convienent all in one package, while getting rid of viruses, fighting malware, and providing the user a software firewall using one single application.

The main drawback to the all in one solution is that if there is a security breach in one of the programs it will most likely effect the other applications ability to function correctly. So if the software firewall is found to have a security issue, the chances are that the anti virus and malware detection and removal tool will also be compromised.

Some users feel secure using a security suite, while others are more comfortable using a different program for malware detection and removal, and seperate program for anti virus protection. You will need to choose which type of protection will be most effective for you, take some time and evaluate any programs that you are interested in and then choose what will work best for you.

The one thing that you must remember is that regardless of which type of malware protection you choose, is that you need protection. You need to be able to detect and remove malware, adware, spyware, and viruses at all times. The online enviroment can be a source of many important benefits, but also remember that there are security threats as well. It is important to be aware of the risks you face and to be able to take the steps needed to eliminate them.

By: Joel Gray

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