man i was on cbs.com and then this side menu popped up and it said a computer is hacked into every 79 seconds and the source goes on a shopping spree. Does anybody have any good software that can prevent this besides a firewall or anything else? im like not freak out im just curious thanks
The best is a hardware firewall, but there are good free software solutions. Pop up blockers are nice, but they really do nothing about identity theft. Another improtant safeguard is to use good passwords: deGT%=34y is a good one because it combines upper and lower case letters, numbers, and other symbols. I use this all the time to access my multimillion dollar Swiss Bank Accounts, at account number 23445366-6786g678. J/K
The trouble with this type of password is that it is hard to remember. So I find that it is best to keep it on your monitor using a sticky--j/k
Seriously what I do is this. I pick something like the St. Louis Cardinals last won a world series in 1982, four games to three. So I will use 43StL82 or something (I do not use this or anything like this--it is an example.