Recommendations To Protect Your
Computers by Antivirus Software
How many times have you despaired and wanted to get rid of your computer because it began
to fail, it did not let you use a program or it was extremely slow? Relax, you are not the only
one. Unfortunately, these situations occur quite frequently, mainly due to our often naive
behaviour on the Internet.
Our behaviour on the network can end up billing us in the form of a virus or computer
attack that prevents us from using some functions, deletes information or stored files or
even violates our privacy.
There is no magic formula that eliminates the risk of this happening, but we can follow
some recommendations with which
the chances of "infection " of our device
can be considerably reduced .
As we did in the case of mobiles , today we give you 10 essential security tips to keep your
computer protected. Although these suggestions are indicated for devices that use Windows,
the most used operating system and also the most exposed to threats, they can be
extrapolated to other systems such as Linux or macOS.
1. Have an antivirus and keep it updated
This is probably the most important recommendation. It is essential to have a good antivirus
and antispyware to help you protect your device against threats such as Trojans, spyware ...
Although this tool is not a 100% secure shield against the most dangerous viruses, it is the
most effective with
low or medium
attacks, which are
widespread. Remember that for its correct operation, like the rest of the applications or
programs that you have installed on your computer, the antivirus has to be updated
2. Update the software periodically
This is another of the tips that must be followed to the letter. Although many times we are
reluctant to update our software due to laziness or even ignorance, we must understand
that its outdated implies greater vulnerability , since usually the latest versions provide
greater protection and the solution of bugs of