How To Protect Your PC Without Anti Virus Software Hi, friend.
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You are watching blind Neurotech YouTube channel today [I] will talk about how to protect your PC without antivirus software One safe browsing habits The most important tip no matter if you have anti-virus software or not is to try to maintain safe browsing habits It is impossible to get a virus without being on the internet or reading data from some other source This means to only visit Websites directly instead of clicking on Links Especially an email not downloading any files unless you read one hundred [percent] sure the source is safe Not surfing around for prolonged periods of time on sketchy websites And so on if you re not very good at determining What has good or not this might help if it looks different from what you re used to or get offered something that seems Too good to be true, Yuri Probably a click away from getting a virus these tips should be followed even if you do have Antivirus software as such products aren't t perfect and some viruses especially zero-day threats Can pass right through the antivirus software without so much as a warning? to updated software The next step is to make [sure] that all your software especially your browser is up-to-date newer versions will fix security bugs that may be present in older versions and updates could also bring support for new security technologies That way it will be much harder for a hacker or a virus to exploit [the] security hole to compromise your system in Windows go to windows update on your start menu to check for essential updates With a lot of software there is normally a check for updates option in one of the menus Just click through the menus until you find it Another option you have is to use online tools to check if the file contains a virus There are plenty of anti-virus websites that will check file for you.
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Have a higher chance of finding a hidden threat or determining if you have a false positive 3 use Web interface security features Additionally email providers such as gmail and yahoo scan any attachments in an email when you open it So you should be able to trust the results of those scans? Note that the email provider is only scanned the attachments when you open the email in their web interface Therefore this feature won t be of much help you if you use an email client for security focused browser extension another great idea is to [use] browser extensions where possible that have a focus on Security a Top extension for Firefox would be no script this extension helps block any website scripts that could potentially Cause problems on your system while it takes a while to tell it what [as] good and what has bad it will help block any scripts that might break into A security hole you can find more firefox security extensions here for chrome you could try say for chrome 5 use Linux Last but not least it might be helpful to run linux instead of windows if you don t depend on certain software While the above tips are definitely worth your time You can dramatically reduce your risk of getting infected by a virus if you use linux over windows This is because Roughly ninety percent of viruses are for windows and nine point nine Five percent of the remainder are made for Mac os x in Combination with the above tips you can virtually eliminate the threat of viruses and enjoy a safe computing experiences without worries Thanks for watching see you in the next video.