PCs, Macs and Security, Oh My

by Mike McEvoy on February 22, 2010


I’ve considered writing a post about PCs, Macs and security issues for some time. It’s not any easy subject to wrap up in a nice, neat 1,000-words-or-less format. Meanwhile the ongoing debate about which computer platform is most secure has continued. There are lots of different opinions and lots of high energy debate, but there [...]


Current Internet Security Threats – Viruses, Spyware, Malware and More Do you worry about your online security? The world of internet security threats changes rapidly, on an almost minute by minute basis. Many people are unaware of the multitude of different forms of malicious software (virus, spyware, Trojans, hijackers, etc., also known as malware) circulating [...]


Computer Firewalls – Security Basics

by MikeM on November 1, 2008

There are a number of elements that make up computer security including antivirus, spyware, and spam protection. Another part of computer security basics is the computer firewall. This form of protection can be implemented as both a hardware firewall and a software firewall.  Both are a valuable defense against the multitude of online threats. Many [...]